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darmstadtium

[ dahrm-stat-ee-uhm ]
/ d蓱rm藞st忙t i 蓹m /
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noun Chemistry, Physics.
a superheavy, synthetic, radioactive element with a very short half-life. Symbol: Ds; atomic number: 110.
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Formerly un路un路nil路i路um [uhn-uh-nil-ee-uhm], /藢蕦n 蓹藞n瑟l i 蓹m/, el路e路ment 110 .

Origin of darmstadtium

First recorded in 2000鈥05; named after Darmstadt, the city in Germany where it was first created.
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Scientific definitions for darmstadtium

darmstadtium
[ d盲rm鈥瞫ht盲t膿-蓹m ]

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A synthetic radioactive element, first produced by bombarding lead atoms with nickel atoms. It has a mass number of 281, and its most stable isotope has a half-life of over one minute. Atomic number 110. See Periodic Table.
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