Words Like THULIUM

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1 Alternative Words Similar to thulium

1 Metal Noun      Synonym Words Like Metal

4 definitions of thulium

1 The name was given in 1879, by Cleve, to a supposed new element present in the compounds of Mosandu' s erbium extracted from gadolinite. The evidence of its existence was found in an examination of the absorption-spectra of products of the fractionation of erbium salt solutions, but it is very doubtful whether the separation is complete and whether thulium is to be considered as a distinct and single element.
2 A supposed element found in the mineral gadolinite. Its properties have not been ascertained, and its existence is doubtful.
3 a metallic chemical element (symbol Tm) with an atomic number of 69.
4 a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime
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