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Related / Similar Words: uranium, atomic number 92, uracil, u

 

Definition:
  • the 21st letter of the Roman alphabet;
  • a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons;
  • a nitrogen-containing base found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine;
  • (chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use;

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    Hyponyms: uranium 235, uranium 238

     

    Substance Meronyms: uraninite, pitchblende, ribonucleic acid, RNA

     

    Member Meronyms: Roman alphabet, Latin alphabet

     

     
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