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.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atomic Number 26

atomic number 12
atomic number 13
atomic number 14
atomic number 15
atomic number 16
atomic number 17
atomic number 18
atomic number 19
atomic number 2
atomic number 20
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atomic number 24
atomic number 25
atomic number 26 (current term)
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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 ..."

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