dilithium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

di- +‎ lithium

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daɪˈlɪθɪəm/

Noun[edit]

dilithium (uncountable)

  1. A fictional crystalline mineral in the Star Trek franchise, described as an essential component of anti-matter energy generation systems.
  2. (inorganic chemistry) The diatomic molecule Li2 found in the gas phase.
  3. (chemistry, especially in combination) Two lithium atoms in a molecule.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Dilithium” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.