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Lu

[loo] /lu/
noun
1.
a male or female given name, form of Lou.

Lu

Symbol, Chemistry.
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lu

abbreviation
1.
Luxembourg

Lu

Chemical symbol
1.
lutetium

LU

abbreviation
1.
loudness unit
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Lu in Medicine

Lu
The symbol for the element lutetium.

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Lu in Science
Lu  
The symbol for lutetium.
lutetium
  (l-tē'shē-əm)   
Symbol Lu
A silvery-white metallic element of the lanthanide series that is used in nuclear technology. Its radioactive isotope is used in determining the age of meteorites. Atomic number 71; atomic weight 174.97; melting point 1,663°C; boiling point 3,395°C; specific gravity 9.840 (at 25°C); valence 3. See Periodic Table.
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