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Pronunciation: (thôr'ē-um, thōr'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/thorium.html on line 75 [key]
n. Chem.
a grayish-white, lustrous, somewhat ductile and malleable, radioactive metallic element present in monazite: used as a source of nuclear energy, as a coating on sun-lamp and vacuum-tube filament coatings, and in alloys. Symbol: Th; at. wt.: 232.038; at. no.: 90; sp. gr.: 11.7. Cf. thoria.

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