terbia

[tur-bee-uh]

noun Chemistry.

an amorphous white powder, Tb2O3.

Nearby words

  1. teratology,
  2. teratoma,
  3. teratophobia,
  4. teratosis,
  5. terazosin hydrochloride,
  6. terbium,
  7. terbium metal,
  8. terbium oxide,
  9. terbrugghen,
  10. terbutaline

Origin of terbia

From New Latin, dating back to 1905–10; see origin at terbium, -ia

Also called terbium oxide.

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British Dictionary definitions for terbia

terbia

noun

another name (not in technical usage) for terbium oxide
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