Definition of Atomic number 56
1. Noun. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite.
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Specialized synonyms: Baryta
Substance meronyms: Barite, Barium Sulphate, Barytes, Heavy Spar
Derivative terms: Baric
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Literary usage of Atomic number 56
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1. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"... elements that some thought Fermi had discovered but radioactive barium isotopes (barium has the atomic number 56) and fragments of the uranium itself. ..."
2. The Mystery of Matter and Energy: Recent Progress as to the Structure of Matter by Albert Cushing Crehore (1917)
"atomic number 56-69 VI Applications of electromagnetic theory to matter in its steady state. Fundamental conceptions of atomic structure. ..."