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Periodic Table

Periodic Table

n. Chemistry
The tabular arrangement of the elements according to their atomic numbers so that elements with similar properties are in the same column.

periodic table

(Chemistry) a table of the elements, arranged in order of increasing atomic number, based on the periodic law. Elements having similar chemical properties and electronic structures appear in vertical columns (groups)

pe′ri•od′ic ta′ble

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(ˈpɪər iˈɒd ɪk, ˌpɪər-)
a table in which the chemical elements, arranged according to their atomic numbers, are shown in related groups.
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Pe·ri·od·ic Table

A table in which the chemical elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number. Elements with similar properties are arranged in the same column (called a group), and elements with the same number of electron shells are arranged in the same row (called a period).
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Noun1.periodic table - (chemistry) a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements according to atomic number as based on the periodic lawperiodic table - (chemistry) a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements according to atomic number as based on the periodic law
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
table, tabular array - a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
periodieke tabel
جدول دوري
периодична система на елементите
taula periòdica
clasificación periódicatabla periódica
جدول تناوبی
jaksollinen järjestelmä
tableau périodique
הטבלה המחזורית
periodni sustav elemenata
periódusos rendszer
tabella periodic
tabel periodik
systema periodicum
periodinė elementų lentelė
ķīmisko elementu periodiskā tabula
periodiek systeem
układ okresowy pierwiastków
tabela periódica
periodiska systemet
periyodik tablo

periodic table

n (Chem) the periodic tablela tavola periodica degli elementi
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