caesium meaning

  • Caesium or cesium is a chemical element with symbol Cs and atomic number 55. It is a soft, silvery-gold alkali metal with a melting point of 28 °C (82 °F), which makes it one of only five elemental metals that are liquid at or near room temperature.
  • The German chemist, Robert Bunsen and physicist, Gustav Kirchhoff, discovered caesium in 1860 by the newly developed method of flame spectroscopy.
  • Since the 1990s, the largest application of the element has been as caesium formate for drilling fluids. It has a range of applications in the production of electricity, in electronics, and in chemistry.
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      • Singularia tantum
        • Uncountable nouns
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    Meaning of caesium for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "caesium" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
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