Definition of Atomic number 6
1. Noun. An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds.
Specialized synonyms: Fullerene, Carbon 14, Radiocarbon, Char, Charcoal, Wood Coal, Carbon Black, Crock, Lampblack, Smut, Soot, Activated Carbon, Activated Charcoal, Black Lead, Graphite, Plumbago, Adamant, Diamond
Generic synonyms: Chemical Element, Element
Substance meronyms: Coal, Limestone, Crude, Crude Oil, Fossil Oil, Oil, Petroleum, Rock Oil
Derivative terms: Carbonate, Carbonic, Carbonise, Carbonise, Carbonize, Carbonize, Carburise, Carburize
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Literary usage of Atomic number 6
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1. Read & Understand Science Grades 4-6 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Ana Shirazi, Delana Heidrich, Judith Herbst, Kathleen Simpson (2005)
"What is its symbol? 5. What element shown has the highest atomic number? 6. What elements are in family 17? Write their symbols. ..."
2. Second Year College Chemistry by William Henry Chapin (1922)
"Carbon, atomic number 6, has 6 positive charges on the nucleus and 6 electrons. Two of the latter form a pair next the nucleus, and the other 4 occupy 4 of ..."