[yoo-roh-pee-uh m, yuh-] /yʊˈroʊ pi əm, yə-/
a rare-earth metallic element whose salts are light pink. Symbol: Eu; atomic weight: 151.96; atomic number: 63.
a soft ductile reactive silvery-white element of the lanthanide series of metals: used as the red phosphor in colour television and in lasers. Symbol: Eu; atomic no: 63; atomic wt: 151.965; valency: 2 or 3; relative density: 5.244; melting pt: 822°C; boiling pt: 1527°C
rare earth element, 1901, named by its discoverer, French chemist Eugène Demarçay (1852-1903) in 1896, from Europe + -ium.
europium eu·ro·pi·um (yu-rō’pē-əm)
A rare-earth element used as a neutron absorber in nuclear research. Atomic number 63; atomic weight 151.96; melting point 822°C; boiling point 1,596°C; specific gravity 5.244; valence 2, 3.
A very rare, silvery-white metallic element that is the softest member of the lanthanide series. It is used in making color television tubes and lasers and as a neutron absorber in nuclear research. Atomic number 63; atomic weight 151.96; melting point 826°C; boiling point 1,439°C; specific gravity 5.259; valence 2, 3. See Periodic Table.
[yoo-roh-puh-sen-trik, yoo r-uh-puh-] /yʊˌroʊ pəˈsɛn trɪk, ˌyʊər ə pə-/ adjective 1. .
/ˈjʊərəʊˌpɒl/ noun acronym 1. European Police Office, an international association devoted to fighting cross-border organized crime within the European Union European Police Office
/Dutch ˈøːroːpoːrt/ noun 1. a port in the Netherlands near Rotterdam: developed in the 1960s; handles chiefly oil
/in Britain ˌ jʊərəʊˈskɛptɪk/ noun 1. a person who is opposed to closer links with the European Union adjective 2. opposing closer links with the European Union: Eurosceptic MPs