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Examples from the Web for pu
Among those criminally detained are Pu Zhiqiang, a prominent human rights lawyer, and Xu Youyu, a philosophy professor.On the 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Sq., Chinese Dissidents Remain Undaunted
June 2, 2014
Strange Tales of Liaozhai, by the Qing Dynasty author Pu Songling.Ma Jian: How I Write
June 12, 2013
“The court and the taxation bureau are in cahoots,” Pu told The Daily Beast.Ai Weiwei, Tax Evasion Appeal Rejected, But I ‘Morally’ Won the Case
July 20, 2012
And I find a beautiful piece, an antique butterfly brooch, inside the store of local jewelry designer Pu Shi.Frida Giannini, Gucci’s Creative Director, Visits Shanghai (PHOTOS)
April 23, 2012
Obama should "pu[t] an offer on the table that [he] can stand behind," Huntsman said.Huntsman Bets on Boehner
July 27, 2011
Eh, gien they wad but stick i' my shune, and gang wi' them whan I pu' them aff!Heather and Snow
He'd 'a' gaen into a pit, gin there'd been ane, an' pu'd it in ahind 'im.
"We'll pu' the wool ower the auld wifie's een," he chuckled.
She canna bide to be contred an' pu'd this gait and that gait.Robert Falconer
Stewart, ye red-heided deevil, are ye goin' to pu' me oot, or are ye no?In Search of El Dorado
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- The symbol for the elementplutonium
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- The symbol for plutonium.
- A silvery, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that has the highest atomic number of all naturally occurring elements. It is found in minute amounts in uranium ores and is produced artificially by bombarding uranium with neutrons. It is absorbed by bone marrow and is highly poisonous. Plutonium is used in nuclear weapons and as a fuel in nuclear reactors. Its longest-lived isotope is Pu 244 with a half-life of 80 million years. Atomic number 94; melting point 640°C; boiling point 3,228°C; specific gravity 19.84; valence 3, 4, 5, 6. See Periodic Table.
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