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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uraninite, pitchblendenoun

    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


  1. pitchblendenoun

    Naturally-occurring uranium oxide, a variety of the mineral uraninite.

  2. Etymology: From Pechblende, from Pech + Blende.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pitchblendenoun

    a pitch-black mineral consisting chiefly of the oxide of uranium; uraninite. See Uraninite

  2. Etymology: [1st pitch + blende.]


  1. Pitchblende

    Pitchblende was a four-piece art-punk band from Washington, DC, featuring Justin Chearno on guitar, Scott DeSimon on bass, Patrick Gough on drums, and Treiops Treyfid on guitar. Between 1991 and 1995, the group recorded three full-length albums and several singles for independent labels Cargo, Jade Tree, Matador Records, and Simple Machines.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pitchblende in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pitchblende in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  • PechblendeGerman
  • pikivälkeFinnish
  • pechblendaItalian
  • урановая смолка, смоляная обманка, уранинитRussian

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