dubnium

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dub·​ni·​um | \ ˈdüb-nē-əm How to pronounce dubnium (audio) , ˈdəb- \

Definition of dubnium

: a short-lived radioactive element produced artificially — see Chemical Elements Table

First Known Use of dubnium

1994, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dubnium

New Latin, from Dubna, city in Russia where a center for investigation of heavy elements is located

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“Dubnium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dubnium. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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dubnium

noun
dub·​ni·​um | \ ˈdüb-nē-əm, ˈdəb- How to pronounce dubnium (audio) \

Medical Definition of dubnium

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

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