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nobelium

Pronunciation: no-bel'e-um

Definition: An unstable transuranium element, atomic no. 102, prepared by bombardment of curium with carbon-12 nuclei and similar heavy ions on other elements of the transuranium series.

[Albred Bernhard Nobel]

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