[fran-see-uh m] /ˈfræn si əm/
a radioactive element of the alkali metal group. Symbol: Fr; atomic number: 87.
an unstable radioactive element of the alkali-metal group, occurring in minute amounts in uranium ores. Symbol: Fr; atomic no: 87; half-life of most stable isotope, 223Fr: 22 minutes; valency: 1; melting pt: 27°C; boiling pt: 677°C
francium fran·ci·um (frān’sē-əm)
An extremely unstable radioactive element of the alkali metals, having [approx] 19 isotopes, the most stable of which is Fr 223 with a half-life of 21 minutes. Atomic number 87; valence 1.
An extremely unstable, radioactive element of the alkali group. It is the heaviest metal of the group. Francium occurs in nature, but less than 28.35 g (1 oz) is present in the Earth’s crust at any time. It has approximately 19 isotopes, the most stable of which is Fr 223 with a half-life of 21 minutes. Atomic number 87; valence 1. See Periodic Table.
[fran-sahyz] /ˈfræn saɪz/ verb (used with object), francized, francizing. Canadian. 1. to force to adopt French customs and the French language. /ˈfrænsaɪz/ verb 1. (Canadian) to make or become French-speaking
[frahngk; French frahnk] /frɑŋk; French frɑ̃k/ noun 1. César (Auguste) [sey-zar oh-gyst] /seɪˈzar oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA), 1822–90, French composer, born in Belgium. 2. James, 1882–1964, U.S. physicist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize 1925. noun 1. (French) (frɑ̃k). César (Auguste) (sezar). 1822–90, French composer, organist, and teacher, born in Belgium. His works, some of which make […]
1. a combining form representing French, or France: Francophile; Franco-Prussian. /ˈfræŋkəʊ-/ combining form 1. indicating France or French: Franco-Prussian word-forming element meaning “French,” from Medieval Latin comb. form of Franci “the Franks,” hence, by extension, “the French” (see Frank). Used in forming English compound words from early 18c.
[frang-koh-uh-mer-i-kuh n] /ˈfræŋ koʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kən/ noun 1. an American of French or French-Canadian descent. adjective 2. of or relating to both France and America.