Definition of

Zirconium

  1. (noun, substance) a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon

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Synonyms of Zirconium

atomic number 40, zr

Alternate forms of Zirconium

Hypernyms: metal, metallic element

Words that sound like Zirconium

zircon, zirconia, zworykin

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