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ATOMIC NUMBER 42

 Dictionary entry overview: What does atomic number 42 mean? 

ATOMIC NUMBER 42 (noun)
  The noun ATOMIC NUMBER 42 has 1 sense:

1. a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel

  Familiarity information: ATOMIC NUMBER 42 used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ATOMIC NUMBER 42 (noun)


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Meaning:

A polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 42; Mo; molybdenum

Hypernyms ("atomic number 42" 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 42" is a substance of...):

molybdenite (a mineral resembling graphite that is valued as the chief source of molybdenum and its compounds)


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