Definition of Atomic number 26
1. Noun. A heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood.
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Specialized synonyms: Alpha Iron, Beta Iron, Gamma Iron, Delta Iron, Ingot Iron, Cast Iron, Wrought Iron, Galvanized Iron, Pig Iron, Scrap Iron, Structural Iron
Substance meronyms: Steel, Iron Ore
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Literary usage of Atomic number 26
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"... atomic number beginning with carbon are, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 40, 40, 48, 52 and 66, the last being the atomic weight of iron, of atomic number 26. ..."
2. On Matter and Ether, Or The Secret Laws of Physical Change by Thomas Rawson Birks (1862)
"Its atomic number 26, and that of Palladium 53'3, have very nearly the ratio of 2 to 1 ' and this may possibly have some connexion with the strength of its ..."
3. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Iron (atomic number, 26; atomic weight, 55.847) is a silvery, lustrous metal. There are 14 known isotopes of iron. Common iron consists of a mixture of four ..."