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lu·te·ti·um

also lu·te·ci·um  (lo͞o-tē′shē-əm)
n. Symbol Lu
A silvery-white element of the lanthanide series that is exceptionally difficult to separate from the other rare-earth elements with which it is found, used in nuclear technology. Atomic number 71; atomic weight 174.97; melting point 1,663°C; boiling point 3,402°C; specific gravity 9.841 (at 25°C); valence 3. See Periodic Table.

[Latin Lutetia, ancient name of Paris, France (where it was discovered) + -ium.]

lutetium

(lʊˈtiːʃɪəm) or

lutecium

n
(Elements & Compounds) a silvery-white metallic element of the lanthanide series, occurring in monazite and used as a catalyst in cracking, alkylation, and polymerization. Symbol: Lu; atomic no: 71; atomic wt: 174.967; valency: 3; relative density: 9.841; melting pt: 1663°C; boiling pt: 3402°C
[C19: New Latin, from Latin Lūtētia ancient name of Paris, home of G. Urbain (1872–1938), French chemist, who discovered it]

lu•te•ti•um

(luˈti ʃi əm)

n.
a trivalent rare-earth element. Symbol: Lu; at. wt.: 174.97; at. no.: 71.
[< French lutécium=Lutèce lutetia + -ium2]

lu·te·ti·um

(lo͞o-tē′shē-əm)
Symbol Lu A silvery-white metallic element of the lanthanide series that is used in nuclear technology. Its radioactive isotope is used to find the age of meteorites. Atomic number 71. See Periodic Table.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lutetium - a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth grouplutetium - a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; usually occurs in association with yttrium
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
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