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transuranic

/ trænzjʊˈreɪnɪəm; ˌtrænzjʊˈrænɪk; ˌtrænzjʊˈreɪnɪən /

adjective

  1. (of an element) having an atomic number greater than that of uranium
  2. of, relating to, or having the behaviour of transuranic elements


transuranic

/ trăns′y-rănĭk,-rānĭk /

  1. Having an atomic number greater than 92.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of transuranic1

C20: from trans- + uranic , from uranium

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Example Sentences

Its basis is a transuranic element, which is, however, only slightly radioactive.

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