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NOUN   actinium | -
SYNO Ac | actinium | atomic number 89
actinium {noun} <Ac>
ακτίνιο {το} <Ac>
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Translation for 'actinium' from English to Greek

actinium {noun} <Ac>
ακτίνιο {το} <Ac>χημ.
Usage Examples English
  • Actinium can be naturally found in traces in uranium ore as 227Ac, an α and β emitter with half-life 21.773 years.
  • Actinium(III) oxide is the only oxide that actinium can form, with the chemical formula Ac2O3. In this compound, actinium is in the oxidation state +3.
  • Actinium nitrate can be obtained by dissolving actinium or actinium hydroxide in nitric acid.
  • In 1935, Perey read a paper by American scientists claiming to have discovered a type of radiation called beta particles being emitted by actinium and was skeptical because the reported energy of the beta particles didn't seem to match actinium.
  • The strongest base is of actinium. All compounds of actinium are colorless, except for black actinium sulfide (Ac2S3).
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