Dictionary.com

transuranic element

[ trans-yoo-ran-ik, tranz-, trans-, tranz- ]
/ 藞tr忙ns y蕣藞r忙n 瑟k, 藞tr忙nz-, 藢tr忙ns-, 藢tr忙nz- /
Save This Word!

noun Chemistry, Physics.
any element having an atomic number greater than 92, the atomic number of uranium. All such elements are radioactive and can be synthesized by bombarding a heavy element with a light particle or element.See also transactinide element.
QUIZ
FIRE UP YOUR VOCAB FOR A "RED" SYNONYMS QUIZ
No fire engine reds here, only a fierce collection of vibrant words for the color red to test yourself on.
Question 1 of 7
What does "amaranth" mean?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also trans路u路ra路ni路um el路ement [trans-yoo-rey-nee-uhm, tranz-]. /藢tr忙ns y蕣藞re瑟 ni 蓹m, 藢tr忙nz-/.

Origin of transuranic element

First recorded in 1930鈥35; trans- + uran(ium) + -ic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use transuranic element in a sentence

FEEDBACK