uranium dioxide


noun Chemistry.

a black, crystalline compound, UO2, insoluble in water, used in nuclear fuel rods, in ceramics, and pigments.

Nearby words

  1. uranium,
  2. uranium 235,
  3. uranium 238,
  4. uranium 239,
  5. uranium dating,
  6. uranium hexafluoride,
  7. uranium oxide,
  8. uranium series,
  9. uranium trioxide,
  10. urano-


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