Pu

symb. Chem. the element plutonium.

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noun
a solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being plutonium 239
Syn: ↑plutonium, ↑atomic number 94
Hypernyms: ↑chemical element, ↑element
Hyponyms: ↑plutonium 239

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\\ˈpü\
chiefly Scotland
variant of pull

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Symbol, Chem.
plutonium.

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abbrev
Pick-up

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Pu (no period),
plutonium (chemical element).
PU (no periods),
polyurethane.

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symbol the chemical element plutonium

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pu, pu'
Sc. forms of pull.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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