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Definitions and Synonyms of uranium | Another word for uranium | What is uranium?

Definition 1: a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for uranium in the sense of this definition

(uranium is a kind of ...) any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

(... is a kind of uranium ) a uranium isotope with mass number 235; capable of sustaining chain reactions

(... is a kind of uranium ) the commonest isotope of uranium; it is not fissionable but when irradiated with neutrons it produces fissionable plutonium 239

(... is made of the substance uranium) a mineral consisting of uranium oxide and trace amounts of radium and thorium and polonium and lead and helium; uraninite in massive form is called pitchblende which is the chief uranium ore

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