Meaning of FRANCIUM in English


ˈfran(t)sēəm noun

( -s )

Etymology: New Latin, from France + New Latin -ium

: a radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium and obtained artificially by the bombardment of thorium with protons — symbol Fr ; see actinium series , element table

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