ununbium


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ununbium

(əˈnʌnbɪəm)
n
a temporary name given to the superheavy chemical element Uub (element number 112)
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Noun1.ununbium - 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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Scientists have just been credited with the discovery of the element Ununbium. What does the word Ununbium mean?
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).
I haven't yet begun the second half, but it appears that the ending will be full of nuns, starting with 112 and 113, ununbium (a nun: be 'em) and ununtrium (a nun: tree 'em).