uranium series

  1. the radioactive series that starts with uranium 238 and ends with a stable isotope of lead of mass number 206.

  • Also u·ra·ni·um-ra·di·um se·ries [yoo-rey-nee-uhm-rey-dee-uhm]. /yʊˈreɪ ni əmˈreɪ di əm/.

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uranium series

  1. physics a radioactive series that starts with uranium-238 and proceeds by radioactive decay to lead-206

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