a mineral consisting of a complex copper arsenic sulphide containing germanium, gallium, iron, zinc, and lead: an ore of germanium and gallium
[jer-mey-nee-uh m] /dʒərˈmeɪ ni əm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a scarce, metallic, grayish-white element, normally tetravalent, used chiefly in transistors. Symbol: Ge; atomic weight: 72.59; atomic number: 32; specific gravity: 5.36 at 20°C. /dʒɜːˈmeɪnɪəm/ noun 1. a brittle crystalline grey element that is a semiconducting metalloid, occurring principally in zinc ores and argyrodite: used in transistors, […]
noun 1. a twining composite plant, Senecio mikanioides, native to southern Africa, having ivy-shaped leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.
noun, Pathology. 1. . noun 1. (functioning as sing) a nontechnical name for rubella German measles Ger·man measles (jûr’mən) n. See rubella. German measles (jûr’mən) An infectious disease caused by the rubella virus of the genus Rubivirus, characterized by mild fever and skin rash. German measles can cause congenital defects if a woman is exposed […]
- German measles virus
German measles virus n. See rubella virus.