metallic element


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metallic element

[mə′tal·ik ′el·ə·mənt]
(chemistry)
An element generally distinguished (from a nonmetallic one) by its luster, electrical conductivity, malleability, and ability to form positive ions.
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Instead, look to the furniture brands that incorporate metallic elements into their wallcoverings.
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A new faculty member who came to the UO in June 2003, Johnson works in supramolecular chemistry - the study of how molecules interact with one another - and thought there might be some new work to be done with some of the more toxic metallic elements, the ones found in a rough neighborhood of the chart of elements.
Besides designating a God and a planet, the same noun refers to a highly toxic metallic element (Hg), the only one that is liquid at room temperature.
Cadmium, a toxic metallic element, is known to be the cause of Itai-itai Disease, considered to be a type of acquired Fanconi Syndrome characterized by kidney dysfunction and osteomalacia, which plagued a number of people, mainly women, in Toyama Prefecture in the 1950s.
The scientists created the device by filling a tiny carbon tube with gallium, a metallic element with a melting point just above room temperature.
SCE uses the toxic metallic element as a color fixing agent in coating PlayStation products, they said.
Testing has shown that temperatures reaching 212[degrees]F (100[degrees]C) can transfer from the metallic element used to heat the grill to the base of the unit.
is completing plans to mine one of the world's largest known deposits of molybdenum, a metallic element used to harden steel.
A: A grayish metallic element found in coal, germanium is being advertised as a virtual cure-all, but there's no scientific evidence that it cures anything.
Which radioactive metallic element is represented by the symbol Ra?