Meaning of 锆

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(Trad.: 鋯)
Pinyin: gào
English Definition: zirconium (chemistry)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ gào ] to tell, to inform, to announce; to accuse
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Example Words
锆石 gào shí zircon (colored crystal of zirconium silicate ZrSiO4)
锆英砂 gào yīng shā zircon sand (zirconium ore)
锆合金 gào jīn zircaloy
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Example Sentences
It has zirconium/hydrogen reaction rate and where it occurred, obviously about the same place. The percentage reaction.
The nuclear material itself was still intact, but the surrounding Zircaloy shell had started failing.
As the rods heat up, their zirconium cladding can rupture, which releases gaseous radioactive iodine inside, and may even cause the uranium to melt and release much more radioactive material.
Meaning, right now, we have a historic opportunity to snap up Hope Diamond investments at cubic zirconia prices.
And we'll also be putting the fuel pins in the same zircaloy cladding tubes.