samarium

noun sa·mar·i·um \ sə-ˈmer-ē-əm \

Definition of samarium

: a silvery-white lustrous metallic element of the rare-earth group that is used especially in permanent magnets — see Chemical Elements Table

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Origin and Etymology of samarium

New Latin, from French samarskite


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samarium

noun sa·mar·i·um \ sə-ˈmer-ē-əm, -ˈmar- \

medical Definition of samarium

: a pale gray lustrous metallic element used especially in alloys that form permanent magnets symbol Sm — see Chemical Elements Table

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