Also called strontium oxide. a white or grayish-white, amorphous powder, SrO, resembling lime in its general character: used chiefly in the manufacture of strontium salts.
another name for strontium monoxide
noun 1. strontianite. 2. strontia. 3. strontium. noun 1. another name for strontianite 2. another name for strontium, strontium monoxide
[stron-shee-uh-nahyt, -shuh-nahyt] /ˈstrɒn ʃi əˌnaɪt, -ʃəˌnaɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, strontium carbonate, SrCO 3 , occurring in radiating, fibrous, or granular aggregates and crystals, varying from white to yellow and pale green: a minor ore of strontium. strontianite /ˈstrɒntɪəˌnaɪt/ noun 1. a white, lightly coloured, or colourless mineral consisting of strontium carbonate in orthorhombic crystalline […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a bivalent, metallic element whose compounds resemble those of calcium, found in nature only in the combined state, as in strontianite: used in fireworks, flares, and tracer bullets. Symbol: Sr; atomic weight: 87.62; atomic number: 38; specific gravity: 2.6. noun 1. a soft silvery-white element of the alkaline earth group of metals, […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a harmful radioactive isotope of strontium, produced in certain nuclear reactions and present in their fallout. strontium 90 A radioactive isotope of strontium having a mass number of 90 and a half-life of 28 years. Strontium 90 is the most dangerous component of the fallout from nuclear explosions because it is easily […]