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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- /
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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.
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Origin of transuranic element

First recorded in 1930鈥35; trans- + uran(ium) + -ic
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