/yooh'nil kwod"ee euhm/, n.
Chem., Physics. provisional name for the transuranic element with atomic number 104. Symbol: Unq Also called element 104, rutherfordium.
[1975-80; < L un(us) ONE + nil nothing + QUAD(RI)- + NL -ium -IUM]

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  • unnilquadium — un•nil•qua•di•um [[t]ˌyu nɪlˈkwɒd i əm[/t]] n. chem. phs provisional name for the transuranic element with atomic number 104 Symbol: Unq Also called rutherfordium • Etymology: 1975–80; < L ūn(us) one+nīl nothing +quad (ri) + NL ium ium II …   From formal English to slang

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