"bismuth" Definition

  1. n. One of the elements; a metal of a reddish white color, crystallizing in rhombohedrons. It is somewhat harder than lead, and rather brittle; masses show broad cleavage surfaces when broken across. It melts at 507ยก Fahr., being easily fused in the flame of a candle. It is found in a native state, and as a constituent of some minerals. Specific gravity 9.8. Atomic weight 207.5. Symbol Bi.

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Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "bismuth": 8
Words that end with "bismuth": 1
Words that contain "bismuth": 8
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