Definition of lawrencium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//lɒˈrensiəm//
; NAmE NAmE//lɔːˈrensiəm//
[uncountable] (symbol Lr)
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a chemical element. Lawrencium is a radioactive metal. Word Origin 1960s: modern Latin, named after E. O. Lawrence, the American physicist, who founded the laboratory in which it was produced.
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