[nep-too-nee-uh n, -tyoo-] /nɛpˈtu ni ən, -ˈtyu-/
pertaining to Neptune or the sea.
pertaining to the planet Neptune.
(often lowercase) Geology. formed by the action of water.
of or relating to the Roman god Neptune or the sea
of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Neptune
(geology) (of sedimentary rock formations such as dykes) formed under water
1650s as “pertaining to the god Neptune;” 1794 in the geological sense, referring to actions of water, from Neptune + -ian. Usually opposed to volcanic or plutonic. As a noun meaning “inhabitant of the planet Neptune” it is recorded from 1870.
[nep-too-nee-uh m, -tyoo-] /nɛpˈtu ni əm, -ˈtyu-/ noun, Chemistry, Physics. 1. a transuranic element produced in nuclear reactors by the neutron bombardment of U-238: decays rapidly to plutonium and then to U-235. Symbol: Np; atomic number: 93. /nɛpˈtjuːnɪəm/ noun 1. a silvery metallic transuranic element synthesized in the production of plutonium and occurring in trace […]
- Neptunium series
noun 1. a radioactive series that starts with plutonium-241 and ends with bismuth-209. Neptunium-237 is the longest-lived member of the series. The series does not occur in nature
light, the father of Kish (1 Chr. 8:33). 1 Sam. 14:51 should be read, “Kish, the father of Saul, and Ner, the father of Abner, were the sons of Abiel.” And hence this Kish and Ner were brothers, and Saul and Abner were first cousins (comp. 1 Chr. 9:36).
[neer-al] /ˈnɪər æl/ noun 1. citral b. See under . [si-truh l] /ˈsɪ trəl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a pale yellow, water-insoluble, liquid aldehyde, C 10 H 16 O, having a strong lemonlike odor, consisting in natural form of two isomers (citral a or geranial and citral b or neral) usually obtained from the oils of […]