periodic table

noun
|Updated on: 29 May 2018

Definition of periodic table

: an arrangement of chemical elements based on the periodic law

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1890

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PERIODIC TABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of periodic table for English Language Learners

  • chemistry : a list that shows the chemical elements arranged according to their properties


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periodic table

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medical Definition of periodic table

: an arrangement of chemical elements based on the periodic law

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