meitnerium

noun
meit·ner·i·um | \ mīt-ˈnir-ē-əm , -ˈner- \

Definition of meitnerium 

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

First Known Use of meitnerium

1992, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for meitnerium

New Latin, from Lise Meitner

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about meitnerium

Share meitnerium

Dictionary Entries near meitnerium

meith

Meithei

Meitner

meitnerium

mejlis

me judice

MEK

Statistics for meitnerium

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for meitnerium

The first known use of meitnerium was in 1992

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for meitnerium

meitnerium

noun
meit·ner·i·um | \ mīt-ˈnir-ē-əm, -ˈner- \

Medical Definition of meitnerium 

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

More from Merriam-Webster on meitnerium

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about meitnerium

Comments on meitnerium

What made you want to look up meitnerium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make amends

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!