Definition of Hafnium

1. Noun. A grey tetravalent metallic element that resembles zirconium chemically and is found in zirconium minerals; used in filaments for its ready emission of electrons.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 72, Hf
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element



Definition of Hafnium

1. Noun. a metallic chemical element (''symbol'' Hf) with an atomic number of 72. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hafnium

1. a metallic element [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hafnium

1. Hafnium. A metal element of atomic number 72 and atomic weight 178.49, symbol hf. Chemical name: Hafnium (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hafnium

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haffle
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haffles
hafflin
haffling
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hafis
hafiz
hafizes
haflis
hafnate
hafnia
hafnian
hafnium (current term)
hafniums
hafnon
haft
hafta
haftara
haftarahs
haftaras
haftarot
haftaroth
hafted
hafter
hafters
hafting
haftorahs

Literary usage of Hafnium

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1. Mineral Commodity Summaries, 1996 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Zirconium and hafnium metal were produced from zircon sand by two domestic ... The largest market for hafnium metal is as an addition in superalloys. ..."

2. Creating the New World: Stories & Images from the Dawn of the Atomic Age by Theodore Rockwell (2003)
"Creating Zirconium and hafnium Industries...Procurement of Equipment...Going Public...Reviewing Civilian Reactor Plants for Safety Public Participation in ..."

3. Building a Network of Welcoming Services: Amerasian Resettlement by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Originally identified in Brazil and Sri Lanka, baddeleyite may contain up to 1.7 percent hafnium. Brazilian baddeleyite heavily contaminated with ..."

4. Spent Nuclear Fuel Discharges from U. S. Reactors (1993) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The effect in Westinghouse assembly classes is somewhat obscured by the early changeout of hafnium control rod assemblies from some WE 17 X 17 plants. ..."

5. The Ultimate Psychopolitics, Mass Mind Control and the Global Control System by Ceres (1993)
"The amount of hafnium seized was enough to supply a nuclear industry or a nuclear weapons program for several years. In June 1992, Vienna police arrested ..."

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