ytterbium


yt·ter·bi·um

noun \i-ˈtər-bē-əm\

Definition of YTTERBIUM

: a bivalent or trivalent metallic element of the rare-earth group that resembles yttrium and occurs with it and related elements in several minerals—symbol Yb; see element table

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