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



BrE BrE//jʊərˈəʊpiəm//
; NAmE NAmE//jʊrˈoʊpiəm//
[uncountable](symbol Eu)
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a chemical element. Europium is a silver-white metal used in colour television screens. Word Origin early 20th cent.: modern Latin, based on Europe.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: europium