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fermium

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noun fer·mi·um \ˈfer-mē-əm, ˈfər-\

Definition of fermium

  1. :  a radioactive metallic element produced artificially (as by bombardment of plutonium with neutrons) — see element table



Origin and Etymology of fermium

Enrico Fermi


First Known Use: 1955


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fermium

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noun fer·mi·um \ˈfer-mē-əm, ˈfər-\

Medical Definition of fermium

  1. :  a radioactive metallic element artificially produced (as by bombardment of plutonium with neutrons)—symbol Fm; see element table




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