Definition of Atomic number 28
1. Noun. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite.
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Substance meronyms: Garnierite, Millerite, Pentlandite, Smaltite
Derivative terms: Nickel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Atomic Number 28
Literary usage of Atomic number 28
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1920)
"... the other elements form atomic number 28 to atomic number 80. The radio-elements from thallium (No. 81) to uranium (92) were at that time known to be ..."
2. Within the Atom: A Popular View of Electrons and Quanta by John Mills (1921)
"A series of elements were exposed to the K radiation of nickel (atomic number 28). For each element the height of the curve represents the absorption. A 15. ..."