Meaning of TANTALUM in English

TANTALUM

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtæntələm ]

n. Chem. a rare hard white metallic element occurring naturally in tantalite, resistant to heat and the action of acids, and used in surgery and for electronic components. °Symb.: Ta. øøtantalic adj. [formed as TANTALUS with ref. to its non-absorbent quality]

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