scandium

noun scan·di·um \ ˈskan-dē-əm \

Definition of scandium

: a silvery-white metallic element found widely especially in association with rare earth elements and used especially in alloys and in high-intensity electric lamps — see Chemical Elements Table

Origin and Etymology of scandium

New Latin, from Latin Scandia, ancient name of southern Scandinavian peninsula


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scandium

noun scan·di·um \ ˈskan-dē-əm \

medical Definition of scandium

: a white trivalent metallic element found in association with rare earth elements symbol Sc — see Chemical Elements Table

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