nobelium

noun
no·​bel·​i·​um | \ nō-ˈbe-lē-əm How to pronounce nobelium (audio) \

Definition of nobelium

: a radioactive metallic element produced artificially — see Chemical Elements Table

First Known Use of nobelium

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nobelium

New Latin, from Alfred B. Nobel

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“Nobelium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nobelium. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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nobelium

noun
no·​bel·​i·​um | \ nō-ˈbel-ē-əm How to pronounce nobelium (audio) \

Medical Definition of nobelium

: a radioactive element produced artificially symbol No — see Chemical Elements Table

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