Definition of Transuranic element
1. Noun. Any element having an atomic number greater than 92 (which is the atomic number of uranium); all are radioactive.
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Literary usage of Transuranic element
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1. Closing the Circle on the Splitting of the Atom: The Environmental Legacy of by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"A manmade transuranic element. Americium is the next element above plutonium on the periodic table. Atmospheric testing. The aboveground explosion of a ..."
2. Taking Stock: A Look At The Opportunities & Challenges Posed by Inventories by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"A man-made transuranic element. Americium is the next element above plutonium on the periodic table. Assay. The qualitative or quantitative analysis of a ..."
3. Assessing Potential Ocean Pollutants: A Report of the Study Panel on by Ocean Affairs Board (1975)
"... it is not always possible to extrapolate data gathered from one nuclide to predict the behavior of another nuclide of the same transuranic element. ..."