Definition of Atomic number 92
1. Noun. A heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons.
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Specialized synonyms: Uranium 235, Uranium 238
Substance meronyms: Pitchblende, Uraninite
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Literary usage of Atomic number 92
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1. The Scientific Monthly by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"... beta- particle even sooner than the last, producing the atom of an element, called Uranium-2, of atomic weight still 234, but of atomic number 92. ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"It is to be noted, however, that in going up from bromine, atomic number 35, to uranium, atomic number 92, the length of the step does change by a few per ..."
3. Assessment of the Scientific Information for the Radiation Exposure by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Uranium (U): A radioactive element with atomic number 92 and, as found in natural ores, an average atomic weight of about 238. The two principal natural ..."
4. Electricity and Magnetism by Benjamin Crowell (2002)
"Artificial synthesis of heavy elements Elements up to uranium, atomic number 92, were created by these astronomical processes. Beyond that, the increasing ..."