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lawrencium (n.)

1961, Modern Latin, from the name of Ernest O. Lawrence (1901-1958), U.S. physicist, cyclotron pioneer and founder of the lab where it was discovered. With metallic element ending -ium.

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lawrencium (n.)
a radioactive transuranic element synthesized from californium;
Synonyms: Lr / atomic number "
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