Definition of 'zirconium'
Example sentences containing 'zirconium'
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
When zirconium reaches 1,500C or so it reacts with water to make hydrogen.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Japanese authorities believe that a partial meltdown of fuel rods has occurred, in which the zirconium alloy cladding fails, exposing the uranium fuel within.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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