Definition of Strontian

1. n. Strontia.



Definition of Strontian

1. Proper noun. A small village in Scotland that gives its name to the element strontium and the mineral strontianite which was discovered there ¹

2. Adjective. (minerology) Describing minerals containing strontium ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strontian

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strontian

strongroom
strongrooms
strongside
strongwilled
strongwoman
strongwomen
strongyl
strongyle
strongyles
strongylid
strongylids
strongyloidoses
strongyloidosis
strongyls
strontia
strontian
strontianite
strontianites
strontians
strontias
strontic
strontiferous
strontioborite
strontiochevkinite
strontiodresserite
strontioginorite
strontiojoaquinite
strontiomelane
strontiopyrochlore
strontiowhitlockite

Literary usage of Strontian

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1. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1816)
"Native Carbonate of Strontian. Some time ago I dissolved 3 oz. 400 gr., or 1840 gr., of the native carbonate from Strontian, ..."

2. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1814)
"Salts of Strontian. Joseph Moretti, Professor of Chemistry in Mailand,has published some facts respecting the salts of strontian. ..."

3. A System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine by Franklin Bache (1819)
"I. Chlorate of Strontian.— Former chemical name, Hy- Chlorate of per oxy muriate of Strontian. — This salt may be obtained "tront"n- and purified by a ..."

4. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1816)
"The alcoholic solution being filtered, a white powder remained on the filter, which was nitrate of strontian. On being dissolved in water, and evaporated, ..."

5. A System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine by Franklin Bache (1819)
"SALTS OF Strontian are combinations of strontian with Salts of the different acids. ... III. lodate of Strontian.—This salt may be obtained by dissolving ..."

6. The Philosophy of Experimental Chemistry by James Cutbush (1813)
"When strontian or its carbonate is dissolved in muriatic acid, ... If sulphate of strontian, or celestine be treated with charcoal in a crucible in the same ..."

7. An Outline of Mineralogy and Geology: Intended for the Use of Those who May by William Phillips (1816)
"It was first brought, combined with the carbonic acid, from a place in Argyleshire called Strontian, whence the mineral obtained its familiar name of ..."

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