Definition of Glucinium
1. Noun. A light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element.
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Substance meronyms: Beryl, Chrysoberyl, Gadolinite, Ytterbite
Definition of Glucinium
1. Noun. (obsolete) A rejected name for beryllium. ¹
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Literary usage of Glucinium
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1. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1835)
"Chloride of glucinium is readily attacked by potassium when heated with the flame of a spirit-lamp, and the decomposition is attended with intense heat. ..."
2. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1836)
"glucinium may be obtained from its oxide, ... Like glucinium, it is not oxidized by water even when boiling. Of Yttria. ..."
3. The Medical Student's Manual of Chemistry by Rudolph August Witthaus (1893)
"glucinium—ALUMINIUM—SCANDIUM—GALLIUM—INDIUM. This group is placed in the third class ... glucinium. Symbol = Ol or Be (Beryllium)—Atomic weight = 9—Sp. gr. ..."
4. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores, and Adapting Them by John Percy (1864)
"These alloys seem to have been surprisingly definite in atomic constitution.8 IKON AND glucinium. According to Stromeyer an alloy of these metals may be ..."
5. Elements of Chemistry: In the Order of the Lectures Given in Yale College by Benjamin Silliman (1830)
"5. POLARITY.—From analogy supposed to be electro positive. glucinium. 1. This base has not been distinctly obtained, but the analogy which would lead ..."
6. Elements of Chemistry: In the Order of the Lectures Given in Yale College by Benjamin Silliman (1830)
"glucinium. 1. This base has not been distinctly obtained, but the analogy which would lead us to admit its existence, is strongly supported by the following ..."
7. A Manual of Chemistry: Containing the Principal Facts of the Science, in the by John White Webster (1839)
"It dissolves in water with a hiding noise and much heat. It is volatile a little above 212° and fu- ses-t glucinium. Symb. G. Equir. 26.6. ..."