Recent Examples of terbium from the Web
Joshua Zide, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Delaware, studies rare earth elements, particularly terbium, which is part of the chemical element combination for Saini’s discovery.
The iPhone contains a chorus of eight rare earth elements: neodymium, praseodymium, dysprosium, terbium, gadolinium, europium, lanthanum, and yttrium.
Researchers at the University of Utah recently discovered that the non-toxic material composed of three chemical elements—calcium, cobalt and terbium—generates thermoelectric energy from waste heat.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'terbium.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of terbium
First Known Use: 1843See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up terbium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).