ununquadium


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un·un·quad·i·um

 (ə-nŭn′kwŏd′ē-əm)
[Latin ūnus, one; see oi-no- in Indo-European roots + Latin ūnus + Latin quad(ri)-, quadri- + -ium (in reference to its atomic number).]
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Noun1.ununquadium - 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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References in periodicals archive ?
Elements 114 and 116, temporarily dubbed ununquadium and ununhexium, bring the total number of elements to 114 - because scientists haven't yet proved the case for elements 113 and 115.
The new elements have temporary titles of ununquadium and ununhexium, but final names have yet to be settled on.
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).