scandium

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English[edit]

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Chemical element
Sc Previous: calcium (Ca)
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Scandium dendrites and cube.

Etymology[edit]

Scandia +‎ -ium

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scandium ‎(uncountable) (Symbol: Sc)

  1. A metallic chemical element, atomic number 21, obtained from some uranium ores; it is a transition element.

Synonyms[edit]

  • eka-boron (name given by Dmitri Mendeleev to the then undiscovered element at the position of scandium in his periodic table)

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Dutch[edit]

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Chemical element
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scandium n ‎(uncountable)

  1. scandium

French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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scandium m ‎(uncountable)

  1. scandium

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined in 1869 by chemist Lars Fredrik Nilson, derived from Scandia(Scandinavia) +‎ -ium(chemical element suffix).

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Noun[edit]

scandium n ‎(genitive scandiī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) scandium

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scandium scandia
genitive scandiī scandiōrum
dative scandiō scandiīs
accusative scandium scandia
ablative scandiō scandiīs
vocative scandium scandia