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n. Symbol Sc
A soft, silvery-white metallic element that is found in various minerals, often with other rare-earth elements, or is separated as a byproduct in the processing of certain uranium ores. It is used in materials for high-efficiency lighting, and an artificially produced radioactive isotope is used as a tracer in studies of oil wells and pipelines. Atomic number 21; atomic weight 44.956; melting point 1,541°C; boiling point 2,836°C; specific gravity 2.989 (25°C); valence 3. See Periodic Table.

[From Latin Scandia, Scandinavia.]

scan′dic (-dĭk) adj.


(Chemistry) of or containing scandium
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Nordic region hotel company Scandic Hotels Group AB (STO:SHOT) announced on Tuesday that its nomination committee will propose to the Annual General Meeting, to be held on 26 April 2018, the election of Per G.
Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long-term lease agreement with developer B&L Group regarding the operation of a new hotel in Frankfurt.
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Mr Michels said 20 Scandic hotels in the Nordic region would be rebranded as Hilton hotels while a further 17 Scandic hotels in other European cities will also be converted.
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Scandic Hotels Group AB (STO:SHOT), a large hotel company in the Nordic region, announced on Tuesday that Vagn Sorensen will step down as chairman and member of the board of directors from the Annual General Meeting 2018.