darmstadtium


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darm·stadt·i·um

 (därm′shtät′ē-əm)
n. Symbol Ds
An artificially produced radioactive element with atomic number 110. Isotopes having mass numbers ranging from 267 to 281 are known, with the most stable isotope (Ds-281) having a half-life of about 10 seconds. See Periodic Table.

[After Darmstadt.]
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darmstadtium

(dɑːmˈstætɪəm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a synthetic radioactive element produced in small quantities by cold fusion in a linear accelerator. Symbol: Ds; atomic no: 110
[C21: named after Darmstadt, where it was discovered]
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Noun1.darmstadtium - 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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