Examples from the Web for beryllium
Rip added it to the front of the plutonium wedge, along with a piece of beryllium from the bomb, and Kemp welded it in place.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet|Harold Leland Goodwin
That is, it is a compound in which oxide of silicon is united with the oxides of aluminum and of beryllium.A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public|Frank Bertram Wade
Random samplings from various parts of the area show that the ash consists of magnesium, lithium, and beryllium carbonates.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett
Beryl (emerald), connellite, zinc, magnesium and beryllium crystallize in this class.
Two grams of beryllium chlorid were fed in aqueous solution to a rabbit weighing 1,800.2 grams.Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease|Albert Cornelius Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for beryllium
Word Origin for beryllium
Word Origin and History for beryllium
metallic element, 1863, so called because it figures in the composition of the pale green precious stone beryl and was identified in emerald (green beryl) in 1797 by French chemist Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763-1829) and first isolated in 1828. At first and through 19c. also sometimes called glucinum or glucinium.