ununbium


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ununbium

(əˈnʌnbɪəm)
n
a temporary name given to the superheavy chemical element Uub (element number 112)
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Noun1.ununbium - a radioactive transuranic element
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
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Names as unpronounceable as sauropods will hover in the air as he sinks into sleep: praseodymium, dysprosium, rhenium, ytterbium, and then all of the unnamed, coded elements beyond the 100s, unununium (111), ununbium (112), ununquadium (114).
I haven't yet begun the second half, but it appears that the ending will be full of nuns, starting with 112 and 113, ununbium (a nun: be 'em) and ununtrium (a nun: tree 'em).