Bismuthal Bis"muth*al, a. Containing bismuth. [1913 Webster]

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  • bismuthal — See bismuth. * * * …   Universalium

  • bismuthal — adj. of bismuth (metallic element) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bismuthal — bis·muth·al …   English syllables

  • bismuthal — adjective of or relating to bismuth • Pertains to noun: ↑bismuth • Derivationally related forms: ↑bismuth …   Useful english dictionary

  • bismuth — bismuthal, adj. /biz meuhth/, n. Chem. a brittle, grayish white, red tinged, metallic element used in the manufacture of fusible alloys and in medicine. Symbol: Bi; at. wt.: 208.980; at. no.: 83. [1660 70; earlier bismutum < NL bisemutum,… …   Universalium

  • bismuth — /ˈbɪzməθ / (say bizmuhth) noun a brittle, metallic element, having compounds used in medicine. Symbol: Bi; relative atomic mass: 208.98; atomic number: 83; density: 9.8 at 20°C. {German, variant of Wismut; origin uncertain} –bismuthal, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • atomic number 83 — noun a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically); usually recovered as a by product from ores of other metals • Syn: ↑bismuth, ↑Bi • Derivationally related forms: ↑bismuthal (for: ↑bismuth) …   Useful english dictionary

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