bohrium

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bohr·​i·​um | \ ˈbȯr-ē-əm How to pronounce bohrium (audio) \

Definition of bohrium

: a short-lived radioactive chemical element that does not occur in nature and is produced by bombarding bismuth with chromium nuclei — see Chemical Elements Table

First Known Use of bohrium

1994, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bohrium

New Latin, from Niels Bohr

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“Bohrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bohrium. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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bohrium

noun
bohr·​i·​um | \ ˈbōr-ē-əm, ˈbȯr- How to pronounce bohrium (audio) \

Medical Definition of bohrium

: a short-lived radioactive element that is artificially produced symbol Bh — see Chemical Elements Table

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