lanthanon
lanthanon lanthanon n. Same as {lanthanide}.

Syn: rare earth, rare-earth element, lanthanide. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • lanthanon — lan·tha·non .nän n LANTHANIDE …   Medical dictionary

  • lanthanon — lan·tha·non …   English syllables

  • lanthanon — noun any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71) • Syn: ↑rare earth, ↑rare earth element, ↑lanthanoid, ↑lanthanide • Hypernyms: ↑group, ↑grouping • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • lanthanide — n. Any rare earth element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71). Syn: rare earth, rare earth element, lanthanon. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lanthanoid — The lanthanoid (according to IUPAC terminology) (previously lanthanide) series comprises the 15 elements with atomic numbers 57 through 71, from lanthanum to lutetium. [ [http://www.iupac.org/reports/periodic table IUPAC Periodic Table] ] [ [http …   Wikipedia

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  • lanthanide — /lan theuh nuyd , nid/, n. Chem. any element of the lanthanide series. Also called lanthanon /lan theuh non /. [1925 30; LANTHAN(UM) + IDE] * * * Any of the series of 15 consecutive chemical elements in the periodic table from lanthanum to… …   Universalium

  • periodic law — /pear ee od ik, pear /, Chem. 1. the law that the properties of the elements are periodic functions of their atomic numbers. 2. Also called Mendeleev s law. (originally) the statement that the chemical and physical properties of the elements… …   Universalium

  • lanthanum — noun [lɑ˧nˈðaː˨nɔ˧m] a) A metallic chemical element (symbol La) with an atomic number of 57. b) lanthanum See Also: lanthana, lanthanate, lanthanide, lanthanite, lanthanoid, lanthanon …   Wiktionary

  • lanthanide — noun Any of the 14 rare earth elements from cerium (or from lanthanum) to lutetium in the periodic table; because their outermost orbitals are empty, they have very similar chemistry; below them are the actinides. Syn: lanthanate …   Wiktionary

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