- scandinavian lox,
- scandinavian shield,
- scandium oxide,
- scanning disk,
- scanning electron microscope,
- scanning force microscope
Origin of scandium
Examples from the Web for scandium
Nitrogen has nothing new to show us, all its constituents having appeared in scandium and yttrium.Occult Chemistry|Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
Scandium, skan′di-um, n. an element discovered in 1879 in the Scandinavian mineral euxenite.
Other elements are named from countries or localities, as germanium and scandium.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
In 1875 Lecoq de Boisbandram discovered gallium, which filled one of the gaps; scandium and germanium filled the other two later.
And there are also scandium oxide molecules making unfamiliar faces at us.The Sky Trap|Frank Belknap Long
Word Origin for scandium
1879, from Modern Latin Scandia (see Scandinavia) + chemical ending -ium.