Definition of Curium

1. Noun. A radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 96, Cm
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element



Definition of Curium

1. Noun. a transuranic chemical element (''symbol'' Cm) with an atomic number of 96. ¹

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Definition of Curium

1. a radioactive element [n -S]

Medical Definition of Curium

1. A radioactive actinide with atomic symbol cm, atomic number 96, and atomic weight 247. Thirteen curium isotopes have been produced with mass numbers ranging from 238-250. Its valence can be +3 or +4. It is intensely radioactive and decays by alpha-emission. Chemical name: Curium (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curium

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curium (current term)
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Literary usage of Curium

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1. Catalogue of the Terracottas in the Department of Greek and Roman by Henry Beauchamp Walters (1903)
"curium (A 414 422)- [See also A 2-9, 215-227.] A 414. Girl wrapped in himation, ... curium, Cyprus, 1895 (tomb 81); excavated under the Turner Bequest. ..."

2. Cyprus: Its Ancient Cities, Tombs, and Temples: A Narrative of Researches by Luigi Palma di Cesnola, Charles William King, Alexander Stuart Murray (1878)
"curium. curium founded by Argives.—Identification of site.—Traces of town in plain below.—Theatre, several temples.—Hippodrome and aqueduct. ..."

3. Cyprus : Its Ancient Cities, Tombs, and Temples: A Narrative of Researches by Luigi Palma di Cesnola, Charles William King, Alexander Stuart Murray (1877)
"BY CW KING, MA TREASURE OF curium. THE Greek islands always appear as the cradle of the art of gem-engraving, in the very scanty notices of the history of ..."

4. History of Art in Phœnicia and Its Dependencies by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1885)
"Patera from curium. New York Museum. Diameter 8 inches. that varies. Look for instance at this silver-gilt cup from curium (Fig. ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"... but that may be said to be for exorbitant commission or brokerage. Per curium, Rule refused. Beeley v. Wingfield. 11 East, 46. April 21, 1809. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas and by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, John Bayly Moore, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Joseph Payne (1832)
"... his certificate under the first commission, a second cannot be supported; and we fully approve of that decision. Judgment for the plaintiff. Per curium. ..."

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