Pu


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Pu

The symbol for plutonium.

Pu

the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) plutonium

Pu


Chem. Symbol.
plutonium.

Pu

The symbol for plutonium.
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Noun1.Pu - a solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutronsPu - a solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being plutonium 239
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
plutonium 239 - a highly fissionable isotope of plutonium that is used in atomic weapons and as a reactor fuel; produced by irradiating uranium 238 with slow electrons