nuclide

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From nucleus +‎ -ide. Coined by American chemist Truman Kohman in 1947 in an article in the American Journal of Physics, in which he defines nuclide as "a species of atom characterized by the constitution of its nucleus, in particular by the numbers of protons and neutrons in its nucleus."[1]

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Carbon-14 is specified as 146C or 6-C-14, in which 6 stands for the atomic number and 14 for the atomic mass

nuclide (plural nuclides)

  1. (physics) An atomic nucleus specified by its atomic number and atomic mass.

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  1. ^ Truman P. Kohman (July 1947), “Proposed New Word: Nuclide”, in American Journal of Physics, volume 15, issue 4, →DOI, pages 356–357

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  • IPA(key): /nuˈkli.de/
  • Rhymes: -ide
  • Hyphenation: nu‧clì‧de

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nuclide m (plural nuclidi)

  1. (nuclear physics) nuclide

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