beryllium beryllium  /bə ˈrɪ li əm/


  • (n) a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element



  1. At the peak of their speed and power, the protons hit a block of beryllium.
  2. He may have had in mind a mixture of beryllium and radium, the usual laboratory source of small numbers of neutrons.
  3. His secret work required him to drill a hole in an electrode made of beryllium oxide.


  • IBC Advanced Alloys Provides Update on Beryllium Oxide R&D

    IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. reports that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has completed its initial review and delivered a fuel performance report validating the feasibility of IBC's patented beryllium ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "Uganda has large under-exploited mineral deposits of gold, oil, high grade tin, salt, beryllium, iron ore, glass sand and phosphate. Indian companies can set up joint ventures and even wholly-owned subsidiaries as Uganda and India are fast moving...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Kapil Sibal Source: Economic Times

  2. "In 1973-74, when there was no MTCR (missile technology control regime) in place, India was denied Beryllium product by USA. In 1998, when India became a nuclear weapon state, economic and technological sanctions were imposed. Recently, when...
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: APJ Abdul Kalam Source:

  3. "We are establishing mechanisms through (the department of Veterans Affairs) for a beryllium information service for concerned ADF members and former members to receive factual information and also to register on a roll so that we have an...
    on Feb 10, 2005 By: De-Anne Kelly Source: The Age

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