thorium series


noun Chemistry.

the radioactive series that starts with thorium and ends with a stable isotope of lead of mass number 208.

Nearby words

  1. thorianite,
  2. thoric,
  3. thorite,
  4. thorium,
  5. thorium dioxide,
  6. thorn,
  7. thorn apple,
  8. thorn in one's flesh,
  9. thorn moth,
  10. thornback

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British Dictionary definitions for thorium series

thorium series

noun

a radioactive series that starts with thorium-232 and ends with lead-208
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