lithium

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English[edit]

Chemical element
Li Previous: helium (He)
Next: beryllium (Be)
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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin lithium, from lithia (in reference to Ancient Greek λίθος (líthos, stone)) + -ium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪθi.əm/
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Noun[edit]

lithium (countable and uncountable, plural lithiums)

  1. (uncountable) The simplest alkali metal, the lightest solid element, and the third lightest chemical element (symbol Li) with an atomic number of 3.
  2. (pharmacology, uncountable) Lithium carbonate or other preparations of lithium metal used to treat manic depression and bipolar disorders.
  3. A lithium battery.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

lithium n

  1. lithium

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lithium

  1. Alternative spelling of litium
    • 2015, Peter C. Gøtzsche, Dødelig psykiatri og organiseret fornægtelse, Art People →ISBN
      Lithium er meget giftigt, og dets serumkoncentration skal overvåges.
    • 2006, Bogen Om Grundstofferne, Gyldendal Uddannelse →ISBN, page 16
      Batteriet i pacemakeren indeholder i de fleste tilfælde grundstoffet lithium.
    • 1862, Tidsskrift for physik og chemi samt disse videnskabers anvendelse, page 6
      Idet nu Kalium , Lithium og Barium efterhaanden forflygtigedes, forsvandt deres Farvelinier i den angivne Rækkefølge , ...

Dutch[edit]

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Chemical element
Li Previous: helium (He)
Next: beryllium (Be)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lithium n (uncountable)

  1. lithium

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lithium m (uncountable)

  1. lithium

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

lithium (uncountable)

  1. lithium

Latin[edit]

Chemical element
Li Previous: helium (He)
Next: beryllium (Be)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λίθος (líthos, stone).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lithium n (genitive lithiī); second declension

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  1. (New Latin, chemistry) lithium

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lithium lithia
Genitive lithiī lithiōrum
Dative lithiō lithiīs
Accusative lithium lithia
Ablative lithiō lithiīs
Vocative lithium lithia