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Ho (chemistry)

Definition:

a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds

Class:

substance noun (substance and materials)

Plural:

Ho's

Substance in:

gadolinite

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Holmium | Ho

and atomic number 67. Part of the lanthanide series, holmium is a rare earth element. Holmium was discovered by Swedish chemist Per Theodor Cleve. Its oxide was first isolated from rare earth ores in 1878 and the element was named after the city of ... (44 of 2310 words, pronunciation, 5 images)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

holmium [chemical element]

chemical element, rare-earth metal of the lanthanoid series of the periodic table, one of the most paramagnetic substances known. Among the least ... (22 of 248 words, 2 images)

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Collins Dictionary:

holmium

a malleable silver-white metallic element of the lanthanide series. Symbol: Ho; atomic no: 67; atomic wt: 164.93032; valency: 3; relative density: ... (21 of 268 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/holmium

Columbia Encyclopedia:

holmium | Ho [symbol]

metallic chemical element; atomic number 67; atomic weight 164.9304; melting point about 1,474°C; boiling point about 2,425°C; specific gravity 8.78 ... (20 of 136 words, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

holmium | Ho [symbol]

the chemical element of atomic number 67, a soft silvery-white metal of the lanthanide series (15 of 71 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

holmium | Ho [symbol]

a trivalent, silvery chemical element, one of the rare-earth elements; atomic number, 67 (13 of 53 words, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

holmium | Ho [symbol]

A relatively soft, malleable, stable rare-earth element occurring in gadolinite, monazite, and other rare-earth minerals. Atomic number 67; atomic ... (19 of 46 words, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

holmium

a metallic element of the rare-earth group that forms highly magnetic compounds and is obtained especially from monazite (18 of 43 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/holmium

Random House Dictionary:

holmium | Ho [symbol]

[chemistry] a rare-earth, trivalent element found in gadolinite. ; atomic weight: 164.930; atomic number: 67. (15 of 21 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

holmium

A metallic chemical element (symbol Ho) with an atomic number of 67. (12 of 13 words)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

metal | metals [plural]

[countable/uncountable, chemistry] a hard, usually shiny element that ... | [uncountable] heavy metal (12 of 110 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

metal

a chemical element, such as iron or gold, or a mixture of such elements, such as steel, which electricity and heat can travel through and which is ... (27 of 59 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/metal

Encarta Dictionary:

holmium [symbol] | Ho [symbol]

a silvery white malleable metallic element of the rare-earth group. Source: gadolinite, monazite. Ho (14 of 34 words, pronunciation)

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Audio references

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Ho

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Ho"

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Google Dictionary:

Ho

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