cesium cesium  /ˈsi zi əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal

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Usage(s):

  1. Under vacuum, cesium turns partly to gas.
  2. When eka-cesium is isolated, then Messrs.
  3. Instead, cesium atoms are shot down a vacuum tube, and radio waves are directed across the cesium beam.

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  • "Cheng was very excited about the prospects of observing Efimov physics in cesium already as a Ph.D. student at Stanford," Grimm said.
    on Mar 15, 2006 By: Rudolf Grimm Source: Science Daily (press release)

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