rhenium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin Rhenus Rhine River Date: 1925 a rare heavy metallic element that is obtained either as a gray powder or as a silver-white hard metal, is usually extracted as a by-product of molybdenum smelting, and is used especially in catalysts and alloys — see element table

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  • RHÉNIUM — De Rhenus , le Rhin. Symbole chimique: Re Numéro atomique: 75 Masse atomique: 186,2 g Point d’ébullition: 5 627 0C environ Point de fusion: 3 180 0C Densité (à 20 0C): 21,02 Métal de couleur blanc argenté, très dur, très résistant à la corrosion… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rhénium — Tungstène ← Rhénium → Osmium Tc …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rhenium — Rhénium Rhénium Tungstène …   Wikipédia en Français

  • rhenium — Symbol: Re Atomic number: 75 Atomic weight: 186.2 Silvery white metallic transition element. Obtained as a by product of molybdenum refinement. Rhenium molybdenum alloys are superconducting …   Elements of periodic system

  • rhenium — [rē′nē əm] n. [ModL < L Rhenus, Rhine + IUM: so named (1925) by its discoverers W. Noddack (1893 1960), I. Tacke, & O. Berg, Ger chemists] a rare, metallic chemical element that is a silver white solid or a gray to black powder, used in… …   English World dictionary

  • Rhenium — tungsten ← rhenium → osmium Tc ↑ Re ↓ Bh …   Wikipedia

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  • Rhenium — Re (Symbol) * * * Rhe|ni|um 〈n.; s; unz.; chem. 〉 chem. Element, edelmetallähnliches Schwermetall, Ordnungszahl 75 [zu lat. rhenus „Rhein“] * * * Rhe|ni|um [lat. rhenus = Rhein; ↑ ium (1)], das; s; Symbol: Re: chem. Element aus Gruppe 7 des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • rhenium — /ree nee euhm/, n. Chem. a rare metallic element of the manganese subgroup: used, because of its high melting point, in platinum rhenium thermocouples. Symbol: Re; at. no.: 75; at. wt.: 186.2. [1920 25; < NL, equiv. to L Rhen(us) RHINE + ium IUM] …   Universalium

  • Rhenium — renis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. rhenium vok. Rhenium, n rus. рений, m pranc. rhénium, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • rhenium — renis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. rhenium vok. Rhenium, n rus. рений, m pranc. rhénium, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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