Definition of Thorium-228

1. Noun. Radioactive isotope of thorium with mass number 228.

Exact synonyms: Radiothorium
Generic synonyms: Atomic Number 90, Th, Thorium



Definition of Thorium-228

1. Noun. (isotope) A radioactive isotope of thorium, (nuclide 228 90 Th), having a half-life of 1.4 x 1010 years; it occurs naturally, and is a source of nuclear energy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thorium-228

thorian
thorianite
thorianites
thorias
thoriate
thoriated
thoriates
thoriating
thoric
thoriferous
thorikosite
thorin
thorite
thorites
thorium
thorium-228 (current term)
thorium compounds
thorium dioxide
thoriums
thorn
thorn-headed
thorn apple
thorn apple crystals
thorn in someone's side
thorn in the flesh
thornapple
thornapples
thornasite
thornback
thornbacks

Literary usage of Thorium-228

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1. The Nature of Matter and Electricity: An Ouline of Modern Views by Daniel Frost Comstock, Leonard Thompson Troland (1917)
"THORIUM SERIES 90 Thorium 232.4 Cerium (h) 88 Meso-Thorium 1 228 Radium (i) 89 Meso-Thorium 2 228 Actinium (i) 90 Radio-Thorium 228 Thorium (i) 88 Thorium X ..."

2. Nuclear Security: Doe Needs Better Information to Guide Its Expanded by Gene Aloise (2006)
"... plutoni um- 240, thorium-228, and thorium-239. Although these radionuclides are not prevalently used by licensees, they are used at DOE facilities. ..."

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