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yʊˈroʊ pi əm, yə-eu·ropi·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. europium, Eu, atomic number 63noun

    a bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group

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  1. Europiumnoun

    A metallic element of the rare-earth group (Lanthanide series), discovered spectroscopically by Demarcay in 1896. Symbol, Eu; atomic number 63; at. wt., 151.965 (C=12.011); valence = +2 or +3.

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  1. europiumnoun

    a metallic chemical element (symbol Eu) with an atomic number of 63.

  2. Etymology: After the continent of Europe + -ium.

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  1. europium

    Europium is a chemical element with the symbol Eu and atomic number 63. It is a soft, silvery-white, highly reactive metal and is part of the lanthanide series of the periodic table. Europium is used primarily for its unique properties in lighting, television and screen technologies. Its compounds are also often used as red and blue phosphors and it is commonly used in fluorescent lamps and color TVs to enhance the production of red tones.

Wikidata

  1. Europium

    Europium is a chemical element with the symbol Eu and atomic number 63. It is named after the continent Europe. It is a moderately hard, silvery metal which readily oxidizes in air and water. Being a typical member of the lanthanide series, europium usually assumes the oxidation state +3, but the oxidation state +2 is also common: all europium compounds with oxidation state +2 are slightly reducing. Europium has no significant biological role and is relatively non-toxic compared to other heavy metals. Most applications of europium exploit the phosphorescence of europium compounds.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Europium

    Europium. An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Eu, atomic number 63, and atomic weight 152. Europium is used in the form of its salts as coatings for cathode ray tubes and in the form of its organic derivatives as shift reagents in NMR spectroscopy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of europium in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of europium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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