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[mass noun] The chemical element of atomic number 106, a very unstable element made by high-energy atomic collisions.
- ‘Chemistry experiments with seaborgium have firmly placed it in group 6 as a heavier homologue to tungsten.’
- ‘The rules against the naming of an element after a living person were bent, and element 106 is today still known as seaborgium.’
Modern Latin, named after G. Seaborg(see Seaborg, Glenn).
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