Meaning of 钒

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(Trad.: 釩)
Pinyin: fán
English Definition: vanadium (chemistry)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ fán ] any, every, all; common, ordinary
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Example Words
五氧化二钒 yǎng huà èr fán Vanadium pentoxide V2O5; vanadic anhydride
钒钾铀矿石 fán jiǎ yóu kuàng shí carnotite
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Example Sentences
Chinese customs officials recently let it be known that they had stopped a shipment of vanadium, a metal that can be used as an alloy to strengthen missile casings.
The system might switch to a vanadium battery, he says, which produces no waste products.
So here we're talking about v plus 1, so if we were to write it just for the neutral electron itself, we would find that the electron configuration is argon, that's the filled shell in front of it.
It uses vanadium in both electrolytes.
When you see geese flying along in V formation, you might consider what science has discovered as to why they fly that way.