a yellow mineral, a hydrous calcium uranium phosphate, CaU 2 P 2 O 12 ⋅8H 2 O, occurring in crystals as nearly square tablets: a minor ore of uranium.
autunite, a hydrous phosphate of uranium and calcium, crystallizing in the rhombic system in yellow plates.
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a yellowish fluorescent radioactive mineral consisting of a hydrated calcium uranium phosphate in tetragonal crystalline form. It is found in uranium ores. Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2.10–12H2O
a former province in central France. Historical Examples I should have preferred to go quite into the country, into Auvergne, where my husband has a house. Madame de Mauves Henry James In France it is somewhat more usual, and in Auvergne it is the rule. Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine Edward A. Freeman […]
auv autonomous underwater vehicle Contemporary Examples The plan was for the auv to find “areas of interest” and for the ROV to follow up with pictures. Amelia Earhart: New Documentary Searches Underwater for Pilot and Her Plane Jane Mendelsohn August 16, 2012
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former name of Les Cayes. Historical Examples “Don’t, my dear child,” soothed Aux Cayes, patting her shoulder gently. The Social Gangster Arthur B. Reeve noun the former name of Les Cayes
to the; at the; with the. variant of auxo-, especially before a vowel: auxin. auxiliary; auxiliaries. plural of au. auxiliary verb: used to represent a phrase structure constituent that may include such verbal elements as tense and mood markers as well as auxiliaries. Historical Examples So all the French philologists agree; and the modern variance […]