a new town in W Russia, founded in 1956: site of the United Institute of Nuclear Research. Pop: 60 951 (2002)
[doob-nee-uh m, duhb-] /ˈdub ni əm, ˈdʌb-/ noun, Chemistry, Physics. 1. a superheavy, synthetic, radioactive element with a very short half-life. Symbol: Db; atomic number: 105. /ˈdʌbnɪəm/ noun 1. a synthetic transactinide element produced in minute quantities by bombarding plutonium with high-energy neon ions. Symbol: Du; atomic no 105 See hahnium dubnium (db’nē-əm) Symbol Db […]
[dy-bwah] /düˈbwɑ/ noun 1. (Marie) Eugène (François Thomas) [ma-ree œ-zhen frahn-swa taw-mah] /maˈri œˈʒɛn frɑ̃ˈswa tɔˈmɑ/ (Show IPA), 1858–1941, Dutch physical anthropologist and anatomist. /djuːˈbwɑː/ noun 1. W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt). 1868–1963, US Black sociologist, writer, and political activist; a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Dubois (d-bwä’) Dutch paleontologist […]
- Dubois abscesses
Dubois abscesses Du·bois abscesses (dōō-bwä’, dyōō-) pl.n. Small cysts of the thymus, especially associated with congenital syphilis. Also called thymic abscesses.
noun A seemingly innocent place where clandestine activity may be shielded; drop [Underworld 1970s+ fr espionage; fr Russian, ”oak tree”]