[fur-mee-uh m] /ˈfɜr mi əm/
noun, Chemistry, Physics.
a transuranic element. Symbol: Fm; atomic number: 100.
a transuranic element artificially produced by neutron bombardment of plutonium. Symbol: Fm; atomic no: 100; half-life of most stable isotope, 257Fm: 80 days (approx.)
discovered in the debris of a 1952 U.S. nuclear test in the Pacific, named 1955 for Italian-born U.S. physicist Enrico Fermi (1901-1954).
fermium fer·mi·um (fûr’mē-əm, fěr’-)
A synthetic radioactive metallic element whose most stable isotope is Fm 257 with a half-life of [approx] 100 days. Atomic number 100.
A synthetic, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that is produced from plutonium or uranium. Its most stable isotope is Fm 257 with a half-life of approximately 100 days. Atomic number 100. See Periodic Table.
[furn] /fɜrn/ noun 1. any seedless, nonflowering vascular plant of the class Filicinae, of tropical to temperate regions, characterized by true roots produced from a rhizome, triangular fronds that uncoil upward and have a branching vein system, and reproduction by spores contained in sporangia that appear as brown dots on the underside of the fronds. […]
/French fɛrnɑ̃dɛl/ noun 1. real name Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin. 1903–71, French comic film actor
[fer-nan-dez, fer-; Spanish fer-nahn-deth, -des] /fɛrˈnæn dɛz, fər-; Spanish fɛrˈnɑn dɛθ, -dɛs/ noun 1. Juan [hwahn,, wahn;; Spanish hwahn] /ʰwɑn,, wɑn;; Spanish ʰwɑn/ (Show IPA), 1536?–1602? Spanish navigator: explorer in South America and the Pacific.
- Fernandez de lizardi
[fer-nahn-des th e lee-sahr-th ee] /fɛrˈnɑn dɛs ðɛ liˈsɑr ði/ noun 1. José Joaquín [haw-se hwah-keen] /hɔˈsɛ ʰwɑˈkin/ (Show IPA), (“El Pensador Mexicano”) 1776–1827, Mexican journalist and novelist.