Meaning of MANGANESE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmaŋ-gə-ˌnēz, -ˌnēs ]


Etymology: French manganèse, from Italian manganese manganese dioxide

Date: 1783

: a grayish-white usually hard and brittle metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic and is used especially in alloys, batteries, and plant fertilizers — see element table

• man·ga·ne·sian ˌmaŋ-gə-ˈnē-zhən, -shən adjective

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