Fermium Definition

fûrmē-əm, fĕr-
A radioactive, metallic chemical element, one of the actinides, produced by intense neutron bombardment of plutonium, as in a cyclotron: symbol, Fm; at. no. 100
Webster's New World
  • atomic number 100
  • fm

Origin of Fermium

  • After Enrico Fermi

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named for Enrico Fermi.

    From Wiktionary

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