antimony

  • 1 Antimony — Administration Pays  États Unis …

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  • 2 antimony — (n.) brittle metallic element, early 15c., from O.Fr. antimoine and directly from M.L. antimonium, an alchemist s term (used 11c. by Constantinus Africanus), origin obscure, probably a Latinization of Gk. stimmi powdered antimony, black antimony… …

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  • 3 Antimony — An ti*mo*ny ([a^]n t[i^]*m[ o]*n[y^]; 112), n. [LL. antimonium, of unknown origin.] (Chem.) An elementary substance, resembling a metal in its appearance and physical properties, but in its chemical relations belonging to the class of nonmetallic …

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  • 4 Antimony — Antimony, UT U.S. town in Utah Population (2000): 122 Housing Units (2000): 81 Land area (2000): 10.115611 sq. miles (26.199311 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.115611 sq. miles (26.199311 sq.… …

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  • 5 Antimony, UT — U.S. town in Utah Population (2000): 122 Housing Units (2000): 81 Land area (2000): 10.115611 sq. miles (26.199311 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.115611 sq. miles (26.199311 sq. km) FIPS code …

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  • 6 antimony — Symbol: Sb Atomic number: 51 Atomic weight: 121.75 Element of group 15. Multiple allotropic forms. The stable form of antimony is a blue white metal. Yellow and black antimony are unstable non metals. Used in flame proofing, paints, ceramics,… …

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  • 7 antimony — [an′tə mō΄nē] n. [ME antimonie < OFr antimoine < ML antimonium < ? Ar al ithmid, antimony < Gr stimi (> L stibium) < Coptic stēm < Egypt sdmt, orig. mixture used to protect the eyes from flies] a silvery white, brittle,… …

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  • 8 antimony — index antipode Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 antimony — ► NOUN ▪ a brittle silvery white metallic element. ORIGIN Latin antimonium …

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  • 10 Antimony — This article is about the element. For the town, see Antimony, Utah. Not to be confused with Antinomy, a type of paradox. tin ← antimony → tellurium As ↑ Sb ↓ Bi …

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  • 11 antimony — antimonial, adj., n. /an teuh moh nee/, n. Chem. a brittle, lustrous, white metallic element occurring in nature free or combined, used chiefly in alloys and in compounds in medicine. Symbol: Sb; at. no.: 51; at. wt.: 121.75. [1375 1425; late ME… …

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  • 12 antimony — [15] Antimony, from medieval Latin antimōnium, was used by alchemists of the Middle Ages for ‘stibnite’, the mineral from which antimony is obtained, and for ‘stibium’, antiphon 28 or ‘black antimony’, a heated and powdered version of the mineral …

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  • 13 antimony — [15] Antimony, from medieval Latin antimōnium, was used by alchemists of the Middle Ages for ‘stibnite’, the mineral from which antimony is obtained, and for ‘stibium’, or ‘black antimony’, a heated and powdered version of the mineral used for… …

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  • 14 antimony —    A silvery white, brittle, yet soft metal, used in alloys to improve the working qualities of other metals, britannia, lead, and pewter, for example. Antimony sulfide was used as the cosmetic known as kohl in Egypt and other Middle Eastern… …

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  • 15 antimony — A metallic element, atomic no. 51, atomic wt. 121.757, valences 0, −3, +3, +5; used in alloys; toxic and irritating to the skin and mucous membranes. SYN: stibium. [G. anti + monos, not found alone] a. chloride SYN: a. trichloride. a. di …

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  • 16 antimony —   n. a brittle, crystalline, whitish mineral; metal obtained from antimony and used in alloys and medicine.    ♦ antimonic,    ♦ antimonious, a.    ♦ antimoniferous, a. yielding antimony …

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  • 17 antimony — stibis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Cheminis elementas. simbolis( iai) Sb atitikmenys: lot. stibium angl. antimony rus. сурьма …

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  • 18 antimony — stibis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. antimony vok. Antimon, n rus. сурьма, f pranc. antimoine, m …

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  • 19 antimony — noun Etymology: Middle English antimonie, from Medieval Latin antimonium Date: 15th century 1. stibnite 2. a trivalent and pentavalent metalloid element that is commonly metallic silvery white …

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  • 20 antimony — noun /ˈæn.tɪ.mə.niː/ a) A chemical element (symbol Sb) with an atomic number of 51. The symbol is derived from Latin . b) The alloy stibnite Syn: stibium See Also: antimonium …

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