Meaning of 铀

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(Trad.: 鈾)
Pinyin: yóu
English Definition: uranium (chemistry); Taiwan pr. [you4]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
贫铀 pín yóu depleted uranium (D-38)
浓缩铀 nóng suō yóu enriched uranium
二氧化铀 èr yǎng huà yóu brown oxidier; uranium dioxide
氧化铀 yǎng huà yóu uranium oxide
钒钾铀矿石 fán jiǎ yóu kuàng shí carnotite
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Example Sentences
Now as you recall from the uranium 238 slide, and I think the next slide will show it.
We never imagined that there would be uranium in our kids.
The process releases a lot of energy and more neutrons, which go on to split other uranium atoms, triggering a chain reaction.
And if you keep these neutrons from escaping through leakage they then become available to become absorbed in uranium 238.
This, it was claimed, would be a true test of whether Iran was only interested in enriching uranium for civilian use.