Examples from the Web for uranium
And that conglomerate also owns nearly 70 percent of the Rossing uranium mine in Namibia.
Since then, all dividend payments have been frozen and Iran receives “no uranium or revenue from the mine.”
A drawing of what was deemed a “deer pig” was also sent through the uranium decay ringer.
A six-month quasi-limit on uranium enrichment does not mean the government has changed.How America’s Nuclear Deal Sold Out Iran’s Liberals|David Keyes & Ahmad Batebi|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It completely stops enrichment of uranium to 20 percent—the level needed to make a bomb.
Mme. Curie examined at the same time the salts of uranium and a number of uranium ores.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
Los Alamos scientists devised two designs for an atomic bomb--one using the uranium and another using the plutonium.Trinity [Atomic test] Site|White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs Office
The number of free positive electrons in the nucleus varies from one in hydrogen to 92 in uranium.Creative Chemistry|Edwin E. Slosson
Platinotypes may be toned to a red-brown by uranium nitrate, or to a bluer colour with chloride of gold.The Barnet Book of Photography|Various
Autunite, a hydrous phosphate of uranium and calcium, crystallizing in the rhombic system in yellow plates.
British Dictionary definitions for uranium
Word Origin for uranium
Word Origin and History for uranium
rare metallic element, 1797, named 1789 in Modern Latin by its discoverer, German chemist and mineralogist Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743-1817), for the recently found planet Uranus (q.v.).
Medicine definitions for uranium
n. Symbol U
Science definitions for uranium
Culture definitions for uranium
A chemical element that is naturally radioactive. An isotope of uranium, uranium 235, is the main fuel for nuclear reactors and atomic bombs (see also atomic bomb). Its symbol is U. (See fission and chain reaction.)