microcurie
noun Date: 1911 a unit of quantity or of radioactivity equal to one millionth of a curie

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  • microcurie — MICROCURÍE s.f. Unitate de măsură a radioactivităţii, egală cu a milioana parte dintr o curie. [gen. iei. / cf. fr. microcurie]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  MICROCURIE Cü RÍ/ s. f. unitate de măsură a radioactivităţii, a… …   Dicționar Român

  • microcurie — [ mikrokyri ] n. m. • 1941; de micro et curie ♦ Phys. Unité équivalant à un millionième de curie. microcurie [mikʀokyʀi] n. m. ÉTYM. 1911, écrit micro curie, in Rev. gén. des sc.; de micro , et curie. ❖ ♦ Didact …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • microcurie — (µCi)    a common unit of radioactivity. The microcurie equals 10 6 curie or 37 kilobecquerels; this corresponds to a radioactivity of 37 000 atomic disintegrations per second …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • microcurie — /muy kreuh kyoor ee, muy kroh kyoo ree /, n. Physics, Chem. a unit of radioactivity, equal to one millionth of a curie; 3.70 × 104 disintegrations per second. Symbol: µCi, µc [1910 15; MICRO + CURIE] * * * …   Universalium

  • microcurie — noun A unit or radioactivity equal to one millionth of a curie: Symbol μCi …   Wiktionary

  • microcurie — One millionth of a curie; a quantity of any radionuclide with 3.7 × 104 disintegrations per second. * * * mi·cro·cu·rie mī krō .kyu̇(ə)r ē, .mī krō kyu̇ rē n a unit of quantity or of radioactivity equal to one millionth of a curie * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • microcurie — mi·cro·cu·rie s.m.inv. TS fis. unità di misura della radioattività corrispondente a un milionesimo di curie {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: comp. di micro e curie …   Dizionario italiano

  • microcurie — n. unit of radioactivity that is equal to one millionth of a curie (Physics, Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • microcurie — mi·cro·curie …   English syllables

  • microcurie — mi•cro•cu•rie [[t]ˈmaɪ krəˌkyʊər i, ˌmaɪ kroʊ kyʊˈri[/t]] n. phs chem. a unit of radioactivity, equal to one millionth of a curie; 3.70 x 104 disintegrations per second. Symbol: μCi, μc • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

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