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ATOMIC NUMBER 28

 Dictionary entry overview: What does atomic number 28 mean? 

ATOMIC NUMBER 28 (noun)
  The noun ATOMIC NUMBER 28 has 1 sense:

1. a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite

  Familiarity information: ATOMIC NUMBER 28 used as a noun is very rare.


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ATOMIC NUMBER 28 (noun)


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Meaning:

A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite

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Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 28; Ni; nickel

Hypernyms ("atomic number 28" 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 ("atomic number 28" is a substance of...):

garnierite (a green mineral consisting of hydrated nickel magnesium silicate; a source of nickel)

millerite (a yellow mineral consisting of nickel sulfide; a minor source of nickel)

pentlandite (a mineral (iron and nickel sulphide) that is the chief ore of nickel)

smaltite (a grey mineral consisting of cobalt arsenide and nickel; an important source of cobalt and nickel)


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