kurchatovium

/ (ˌkɜːtʃəˈtəʊvɪəm) /

noun

another name for rutherfordium, esp as used in the former Soviet Union

Nearby words

  1. kura,
  2. kura kaupapa māori,
  3. kurashiki,
  4. kurbash,
  5. kurchatov,
  6. kurd,
  7. kurdaitcha,
  8. kurdaitcha shoes,
  9. kurdish,
  10. kurdistan

Word Origin for kurchatovium

C20: from Russian, named after I. V. Kurchatov (1903–60), Soviet physicist

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