[noh-bel-ee-uh m, -bee-lee-] /noʊˈbɛl i əm, -ˈbi li-/
noun, Chemistry, Physics.
a transuranic element in the actinium series. Symbol: No; atomic number: 102.
a transuranic element produced artificially from curium. Symbol: No; atomic no: 102; half-life of most stable isotope, 255No: 180 seconds (approx.); valency: 2 or 3
1957, from Nobel + -ium.
nobelium no·bel·i·um (nō-běl’ē-əm)
A radioactive synthetic element in the actinide series; its longest-lived isotope is No 259 with a half-life of 58 minutes. Atomic number 102.
A synthetic, radioactive metallic element in the actinide series that is produced by bombarding curium with carbon ions. Its longest-lived isotope is No 255 with a half-life of 3.1 minutes. Atomic number 102. See Periodic Table.
- Nobel laureate
Nobel laureate [(noh-bel)] Someone who has been awarded a Nobel Prize.
noun 1. any of various awards made annually, beginning in 1901, from funds originally established by Alfred B. Nobel for outstanding achievement in physics, chemistry, medicine or physiology, literature, and the promotion of peace; an annual award in economics was established in 1969 from private funds. noun 1. a prize for outstanding contributions to chemistry, […]
- No better than one ought to be
adjective phrase Sexually promiscuous; loose (1815+)
- Nob hill
Fashionable neighborhood in San Francisco.