Definition of Lanthanide

1. Noun. Any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71).

Exact synonyms: Lanthanoid, Lanthanon, Rare Earth, Rare-earth Element
Generic synonyms: Group, Grouping
Specialized synonyms: Terbium Metal



Definition of Lanthanide

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any of the 14 rare earth elements from cerium (or from lanthanum) to lutetium in the periodic table; because their outermost orbitals are empty, they have very similar chemistry; below them are the actinides. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lanthanide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanthanide

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lanternlike
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lanthanic
lanthanide (current term)
lanthanide contraction
lanthanide series
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lanthanite
lanthanites
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lanthanon
lanthanons
lanthanum
lanthanums
lanthionine
lanthionine synthase
lanthopine

Literary usage of Lanthanide

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Workshop on Pyrochemical Separations: Avignon, France, 14 by European Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"After immersing the pure lanthanide electrode, the variation of the EMF ... At each temperature, the concentration of lanthanide in Bi phase was changed ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Dr. DC England of EI du Pont de Nemours and Co. graciously supplied the bis(trifluoromethyl)ketene. The Preparation and Some Properties of the lanthanide ..."

3. Evaluation of Speciation Technology: Workshop Proceedings, Tokai-mura by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"... CONTRIBUTION TO lanthanide AND ACTINIDE SPECIATION: THERMODYNAMIC ... by this laboratory on the enthalpy of formation of lanthanide and americium ..."

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