Definition of 'plutonium'
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The programme, broadcast last night, also showed that liquids containing plutonium and uranium had been stored for years in plastic bottles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The programme, broadcast last night, also showed that liquids containing plutonium and uranium had been stored for years in plastic bottles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is used in MRI scanners and in sensors detecting smuggled uranium or plutonium. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They produced plutonium for Britain's early nuclear weapons. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Laws can be changed and that particular one is under review; but a world fuelled by plutonium seems likely to be a significantly more dangerous place. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)
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Translations for 'plutonium'
British English: plutonium NOUN
Plutonium is a radioactive element used especially in nuclear weapons and as a fuel in nuclear power stations.
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