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hahnium

[ hah-nee-uhm ]
/ ˈhɑ ni əm /
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noun Chemistry, Physics.
a proposed name for dubnium, never officially adopted. Symbol: Ha
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Also called un·nil·pen·ti·um [yoo-nil-pen-tee-uhm], /ˌyu nɪlˈpɛn ti əm/, element 105 .

Origin of hahnium

1965–70; after German chemist Otto Hahn; see -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for hahnium

hahnium
/ (ˈhɑːnɪəm) /

noun
a name once advanced by the American Chemical Society for a transuranic element, artificially produced from californium, atomic no: 105; half-life of most stable isotope, 262 Ha: 40 secondsNow called dubnium

Word Origin for hahnium

C20: named after Otto Hahn
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