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ANTIMONY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does antimony mean? 

ANTIMONY (noun)
  The noun ANTIMONY has 1 sense:

1. a metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite

  Familiarity information: ANTIMONY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANTIMONY (noun)


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Meaning:

A metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

antimony; atomic number 51; Sb

Hypernyms ("antimony" is a kind of...):

metal; metallic element (any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.)

Holonyms ("antimony" is a substance of...):

stibnite (a soft grey mineral; the chief ore of antimony)


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