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Any of several rare-earth metals separable from other metals as a group and including europium, terbium, and gadolinium.
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(Elements & Compounds) chem any of a group of related lanthanides, including terbium, europium, and gadolinium
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|Noun||1.||terbium metal - a separate group of related lanthanides, including terbium, europium, gadolinium, and sometimes dysprosium|
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