Lithium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From one of the place's two natural mineral spings containing lithium salts.

Proper noun[edit]

Lithium

  1. A village in Missouri.

German[edit]

Chemical element
Li Previous: Helium (He)
Next: Beryllium (Be)
Schematische Ansicht von Lithium — Schematic view of lithium. (1)

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin lithium, from Ancient Greek λίθος (líthos, stone) as this element was the first alkali metal to be found in stones instead of plants

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈliːti̯ʊm], [ˈliːtsiʊm]
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Noun[edit]

Lithium n (genitive Lithiums, no plural)

  1. lithium; the chemical element and lightest alkali metal with the atomic number 3
    Lithiumbatterie — lithium battery
    Lithiumion — lithium ion

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Lithium ? (uncountable)

  1. lithium