cobalt 60
noun Date: 1946 a heavy radioactive isotope of cobalt of the mass number 60 produced in nuclear reactors and used as a source of gamma rays (as for radiotherapy)

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  • cobalt 60 — sik stē n a heavy radioactive isotope of cobalt having the mass number 60 produced in nuclear reactors and used as a source of gamma rays esp. in place of radium (as in the treatment of cancer and in radiography) called also radiocobalt * * * a… …   Medical dictionary

  • cobalt-60 — noun A radioactive isotope of cobalt used as a source of gamma rays, eg in radiotherapy • • • Main Entry: ↑cobalt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cobalt 60 — is a Front 242 side project featuring Front 242 s Jean Luc de Meyer and Dominique Lallement. They are an electro industrial/EBM group, though they frequently use guitars, an uncommon feature among artists of the genre. Cobalt 60 has also done… …   Wikipedia

  • Cobalt 60 — Cobalt 60. См. кобальт 60. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cobalt 60 — es el nombre de un grupo musical, con influencias EBM e Industrial; es un proyecto alterno del belga Jean Luc de Meyer (Front 242, C Tec) y del francés Dominique Lallement (Kriegbereit). Se caracteriza por el uso de guitarras, algo poco frecuente …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cobalt-60 — This article is about the nuclide Cobalt 60. For other uses, see Cobalt 60 (disambiguation). Cobalt 60 Full table General Name, symbol Cobalt 60,60Co Neutrons …   Wikipedia

  • Cobalt-60 — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cobalt 60 — Le cobalt 60, noté 60Co, est l isotope du cobalt dont le nombre de masse est égal à 60 : son noyau atomique compte 27 protons et 33 neutrons avec un spin 5+ dans son état fondamental pour une masse atomique de 59,9338171 g/mol …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cobalt 60 — noun a radioactive isotope of cobalt with mass number 60; a source of exceptionally intense gamma rays; used in radiation therapy • Hypernyms: ↑cobalt, ↑Co, ↑atomic number 27 * * * ˈsikstē noun : a heavy radioactive isotope of cobalt having the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cobalt 60 — Chem. a radioactive isotope of cobalt having a mass number of 60 and a half life of 5.2 years, used chiefly in radiotherapy. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

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