What is another word for actinium?

398 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ aktˈɪni͡əm], [ aktˈɪni‍əm], [ a_k_t_ˈɪ_n_iə_m]

Actinium is a rare and radioactive element that has limited practical applications. It has a number of synonyms that can be used to refer to it, including "Ac," its chemical symbol, and "radiothorium." Actinium is also commonly referred to as "actinium-227," which is its most stable isotope. Other synonyms for actinium include "actinide," which is a group of elements that includes actinium, and "actinon," which was a proposed name for the element before it was discovered. While actinium may not be a well-known term, its synonyms and related elements are a common topic of study in the fields of chemistry and nuclear physics.

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Usage examples for Actinium

The element has since been found in nature as a small constituent of the natural decay of actinium.
"A Brief History of Element Discovery, Synthesis, and Analysis"
Glen W. Watson
Radium, uranium, thorium, actinium-all the radioactive elements-are, as everybody knows, continually disintegrating, discharging the enormous energy that is imprisoned in their molecules.
"The Man Who Rocked the Earth"
Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
For why not find an actinium halo?
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays"
J. (John) Joly

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