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HO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Ho mean? 

HO (noun)
  The noun HO has 1 sense:

1. a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds

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


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HO (noun)


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Meaning:

A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 67; Ho; holmium

Hypernyms ("Ho" 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 ("Ho" is a substance of...):

gadolinite; ytterbite (a mineral that is a source of rare earths; consists of silicates of iron and beryllium and cerium and yttrium and erbium)


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