curium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Marie & Pierre Curie Date: 1946 a metallic radioactive element produced artificially — see element table

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  • Curium — Américium ← Curium → Berkélium Gd …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CURIUM — Le curium est un élément chimique artificiel dont le symbole est Cm et le numéro atomique 96. Il se situe, dans la classification périodique, parmi les éléments dits transuraniens. Son nom fut proposé en hommage aux savants français Pierre et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Curium — • A titular see of Cyprus, suppressed in 1222 by the papal legate, Pelagius Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Curium     Curium     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • curium — n. [after Pierre and Marie Curie.] a radioactive transuranic element of atomic number 96, having an atomic weight of 247 for its most stable isotope (half life 1.6 x 10^{7} years). The chemical symbol is Cm. Note: It was first prepared in 1944 by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curium — CÚRIUM s.n. v. curiu. Trimis de ionel bufu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  CÚRIUM s.n. v. curiu. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • CURIUM — urbs Cypri, a Cureo Cynarae filio. In ora Occidentali Insulae ubi in Austrum tendit, nunc Audimo, 9. milliar. a promontor. Albo in Austrum, 16. a Curia promontor. quod nunc Capo delle Gatte, maxime tendens in Austrum versus Aegyptum, Bandrand.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • curium — Symbol: Cm Atomic number: 96 Atomic weight: (247) Radioactive metallic transuranic element. Belongs to actinoid series. Nine known isotopes, Cm 247 has a half life of 1.64*10^7 years. First identified by Glenn T. Seaborg and associates in 1944,… …   Elements of periodic system

  • curium — (n.) 1946, named by U.S. chemist Glenn T. Seaborg, who helped discover it in 1944, for the Curies (see CURIE (Cf. Curie)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • curium — ☆ curium [kyo͞o′rē əm, kyoor′ēəm ] n. [ModL, after Pierre & Marie Curie + IUM: so named (1946) by SEABORG Glenn T(heodore), its discoverer, by analogy with the corresponding rare earth GADOLINIUM] an extremely radioactive, metallic chemical… …   English World dictionary

  • Curium — This article is about the chemical element. For the ancient city located in Cyprus, see Kourion. americium ← curium → berkelium …   Wikipedia

  • Curium — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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