Definition of Neodymium

1. Noun. A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs in monazite and bastnasite in association with cerium and lanthanum and praseodymium.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 60, Nd
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Substance meronyms: Bastnaesite, Bastnasite, Monazite



Definition of Neodymium

1. n. An elementary substance which forms one of the constituents of didymium. Symbol Nd. Atomic weight 140.8.

2. n. A rare metallic element occurring in combination with cerium, lanthanum, and other rare metals, and forming amethyst-colored salts. It was separated in 1885 by von Welsbach from praseodymium, the two having previously been regarded as a single element (didymium). It is chiefly trivalent. Symbol Nd; at. wt. 144.3.

Definition of Neodymium

1. Noun. A metallic chemical element (''symbol'' Nd) with an atomic number of 60. ¹

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Definition of Neodymium

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Medical Definition of Neodymium

1. An elementary substance which forms one of the constituents of didymium. Atomic weight: 140.8. Abbreviation: Nd Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Neodymium

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1. The Absorption Spectra of Solutions of Comparatively Rare Salts Including by Harry Clary Jones, William Walker Strong (1911)
"B. neodymium Chloride in Water and Alcohol. Concentration, 0.1 normal. ... Range of temperature from 30° to about 80° CC neodymium Bromide in Water (8 per ..."

2. The Absorption Spectra of Solutions as Studied by Means of the by Harry Clary Jones (1915)
"neodymium salts were studied in a number of solvents, and a few of the results ... The following nomenclature will be used in describing the neodymium ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, John Cannell Cain, Carl Schorlemmer (1913)
"367 neodymium salts are very difficult to prepare free from samarium, ... neodymium has a yellowish colour and slowly tarnishes in the air. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"100 com. of the solution contain 4.5 g. neodymium oxide. (Müller, Z. anorg. ... neodymium nitride, NdN. Decomp. in moist air with evolution of NH,. ..."

5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1899)
"43-33 43'2° 43'i8 42-86 43-22 43-13 neodymium from Iran, neodymium nitrate was used, and its analysis gave 42*20 per cent neodymium oxide, ..."

6. The Electric Furnace by Henri Moissan (1904)
"Preparation of Carbides of neodymium.—neodymium oxide, with which we started, ... neodymium oxide 250 Sugar carbon 26 A small quantity of spirits of ..."

7. The Nature of Solution by Harry Clary Jones, Ebenezer Emmet Reed (1917)
"The bands in butyl alcohol are very much Absorption spectra of neodymium chloride in ... Further, the bands of neodymium chloride in isobutyl alcohol have ..."

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