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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yt•ter•bi•umɪˈtɜr bi əm(n.)

  1. a rare metallic element forming compounds resembling those of yttrium.

    Category: Chemistry

    Ref: Symbol: Yb; 1

Origin of ytterbium:

1875–80; < NL, =Ytterb(y) a quarry near Stockholm, Sweden +-ium -ium2




  1. ytterbic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to ytterbium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ytterbic(adj)

    pertaining to, or derived from, ytterbium; containing ytterbium


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