rutherfordium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Ernest Rutherford Date: 1969 a short-lived radioactive element that is produced artificially — see element table

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  • Rutherfordium — (pronEng|ˌrʌðɚˈfɔrdiəm) is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Rf and atomic number 104. This is a radioactive synthetic element whose most stable known isotope is 267Rf with a half life of approximately 1.3 hours.… …   Wikipedia

  • Rutherfordium — Lawrencium ← Rutherfordium → Dubnium Hf …   Wikipédia en Français

  • rutherfordium — ● rutherfordium nom masculin (de Rutherford, nom propre) Élément chimique artificiel (Rf), de numéro atomique 104 et de masse atomique 261,1089. rutherfordium [ʀytœʀfɔʀdjɔm] n. m. ÉTYM. 1970, la Recherche, no 3, p. 268; mot angl. des États Unis,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rutherfordium — Symbol: Rf Competing name for unnilquadium, the 104th element, proposed by the American Chemical Society …   Elements of periodic system

  • rutherfordium — [ruth΄ər för′dē əm, ruth΄ər för′dē əm] n. [ModL, after Ernest RUTHERFORD Ernest + IUM] a radioactive chemical element with a very short half life: a transactinide produced by bombarding californium or plutonium with high energy nuclear particles …   English World dictionary

  • Rutherfordium — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rutherfordium — kurchatovium kurchatovium n. [From Igor Kurchatov, a Russian scientist who worked on the atomic bomb.] A transuranic element of atomic number 104, symbol Ku; also called {rutherfordium}, symbol Rf. It is produced in very small quantities by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rutherfordium — kurchatovium kurchatovium n. [From Igor Kurchatov, a Russian scientist who worked on the atomic bomb.] A transuranic element of atomic number 104, symbol Ku; also called {rutherfordium}, symbol Rf. It is produced in very small quantities by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rutherfordium — rezerfordis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. rutherfordium vok. Rutherfordium, n rus. резерфордий, m pranc. rutherfordium, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • rutherfordium — rezerfordis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. rutherfordium vok. Rutherfordium, n rus. резерфордий, m pranc. rutherfordium, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • rutherfordium — /rudh euhr fawr dee euhm, fohr /, n. Chem. unnilquadium. [1969; named in honor of E. RUTHERFORD; see IUM] * * * ▪ chemical element  an artificially produced radioactive transuranium element in Group IVb of the periodic table, atomic number 104.… …   Universalium

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