n. Chem. an element of the lanthanide series.
Phrases and idioms:
lanthanide series a series of 15 metallic elements from lanthanum to lutetium in the periodic table, having similar chemical properties: also called rare earths (see RARE(1)).
Etymology: G Lanthanid (as LANTHANUM)

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  • lanthanide — n. Any rare earth element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71). Syn: rare earth, rare earth element, lanthanon. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lanthanide — ● lanthanide nom masculin Nom générique des éléments des terres rares, doués de propriétés chimiques très voisines, et dont le premier est le lanthane. (Leurs numéros atomiques vont de 57 à 71 ; ils sont souvent représentés par le symbole Ln.)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lanthanide — [lan′thənän΄lan′thə nīd΄] n. any of the rare earth elements (lanthanide series): see the periodic table of elements in the Reference Supplement: sometimes called lanthanoid [lan′thənoid΄] or lanthanon [lan′thənän΄] …   English World dictionary

  • lanthanide — ► NOUN ▪ any of the series of fifteen rare earth elements from lanthanum to lutetium in the periodic table …   English terms dictionary

  • Lanthanide —   1 2   3 4 5 6 7 8 9 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lanthanide — lantanoidas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. lanthanide; lanthanoide vok. Lanthanid, n; Lanthanoid, n rus. лантаноид, m pranc. lanthanide, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Lanthanide —     …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lanthanide — /lan theuh nuyd , nid/, n. Chem. any element of the lanthanide series. Also called lanthanon /lan theuh non /. [1925 30; LANTHAN(UM) + IDE] * * * Any of the series of 15 consecutive chemical elements in the periodic table from lanthanum to… …   Universalium

  • lanthanide — also lanthanoid noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1926 any of the series of elements with increasing atomic numbers that begins with lanthanum or cerium and ends with lutetium see periodic table table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lanthanide — noun Any of the 14 rare earth elements from cerium (or from lanthanum) to lutetium in the periodic table; because their outermost orbitals are empty, they have very similar chemistry; below them are the actinides. Syn: lanthanate …   Wiktionary

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