Eu


Symbol, Chemistry.

Definition for eu (2 of 3)

EU


European Union.

Definition for eu (3 of 3)

eu-


a combining form meaning “good,” “well,” occurring chiefly in words of Greek origin (eupepsia); in scientific coinages, especially taxonomic names, it often has the sense “true, genuine” (eukaryote)

Origin of eu-

< Greek, combining form of eús good (adj.) or eú, eû (neuter, used as adv.) well
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British Dictionary definitions for eu (1 of 4)

eu


the internet domain name for

the European Union

British Dictionary definitions for eu (2 of 4)

Eu


the chemical symbol for

europium

British Dictionary definitions for eu (3 of 4)

EU


abbreviation for

European Union

British Dictionary definitions for eu (4 of 4)

eu-


combining form

well, pleasant, or goodeupeptic; euphony

Word Origin for eu-

via Latin from Greek, from eus good
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Medicine definitions for eu (1 of 2)

Eu


The symbol for the elementeuropium

Medicine definitions for eu (2 of 2)

eu-


pref.

Good; well; true:eupepsia.
A derivative of a specified substance:euglobulin.
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Science definitions for eu (1 of 2)

Eu


The symbol for europium.

Science definitions for eu (2 of 2)

europium

[ yu-rōpē-əm ]

Eu

A very rare, silvery-white metallic element that is the softest member of the lanthanide series. It is used in making color television tubes and lasers and as a neutron absorber in nuclear research. Atomic number 63; atomic weight 151.96; melting point 826°C; boiling point 1,439°C; specific gravity 5.259; valence 2, 3. See Periodic Table.
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