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noun Chemistry.

the radioactive series that starts with uranium 235 and ends with a stable isotope of lead of mass number 207.

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Origin of actinium series

First recorded in 1955–60
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British Dictionary definitions for actinium series

actinium series

noun

a radioactive decay series that starts with uranium-235 and ends with lead-207
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