Recent Examples of manganese from the Web
In late pregnancy and the first few months after birth, the teeth of children with ASD showed a higher uptake of lead, and a lower uptake of essential nutrients manganese and zinc, Reuters reported.
The micronutrients (or trace elements) are used in very tiny amounts and include boron, chlorine, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum and zinc.
Anthony solved the problem by using a better grade of manganese in the battery to reduce the swelling, and then encasing the battery in steel.
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Origin and Etymology of manganese
French manganèse, from Italian manganese manganese dioxide
First Known Use: 1783
MANGANESE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of manganese for English Language Learners
: a grayish-white usually hard metal that breaks easily
MANGANESE Defined for Kids
Definition of manganese for Students
: a grayish white brittle metallic chemical element that resembles iron
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