Definition of Actinide

1. Noun. Any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103.

Exact synonyms: Actinoid, Actinon
Generic synonyms: Group, Grouping

Definition of Actinide

1. Noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any of the 14 radioactive elements of the periodic table that are positioned under the lanthanides to which they have similar chemistry. ¹

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Definition of Actinide

1. any of a series of radioactive elements [n -S]

Medical Definition of Actinide

1. Any element in the periodic table which has an atomic number between 89 and 103. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actinide

actinic cheilitis
actinic conjunctivitis
actinic dermatitis
actinic granuloma
actinic keratitis
actinic keratosis
actinic prurigo
actinic radiation
actinic ray
actinic reticuloid
actinide (current term)
actinide elements
actinide series
actinidic acid

Literary usage of Actinide

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1. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2001)
"An interesting role of accelerator-driven systems is to burn actinide waste ... The benchmark reactor is assumed to operate as a minor actinide burner in a ..."

2. Proceedings of the Workshop on Pyrochemical Separations: Avignon, France, 14 by European Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"So as to satisfy the requirements, actinide recycling applicable to LWR and FBR cycles by ... Concerning the treatment of HLLW for actinide separation, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Workshop on Long-Lived Radionuclide Chemistry in Nuclear by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (1998)
"actinide OXIDATION STATE SPECIATION Gregory R. Choppin Department of Chemistry Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306-3006 USA Abstract A number of ..."

4. An International Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility: Exploring a Russian by Glenn E. Schweitzer, A. Chelsea Sharber (2005)
"Based on data that has been collected it has been concluded that it is possible to use pyrochlore matrices to incorporate the actinide and ..."

5. Workshop on Advanced Nuclear Reactor Safety Issues and Research Needs: Paris by International Atomic Energy Agency, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"4.2.2 Nitride fuels and targets The actinide nitrides show a mutual miscibility in a wide range of compositions. They have a good thermal conductivity and a ..."

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