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



BrE BrE//nəʊˈbiːliəm//
; NAmE NAmE//noʊˈbiːliəm//
; BrE BrE//nəʊˈbeliəm//
; NAmE NAmE//noʊˈbeliəm//
[uncountable] (symbol No)
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a chemical element. Nobelium is a radioactive metal that does not exist naturally and is produced from curium. Word Origin1950s: modern Latin, from the name Nobel (named after Alfred Bernhard Nobel, Swedish chemist and engineer) + -ium.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nobelium