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americium (symbol Am) Radioactive metallic element of the actinide series, first made (1944) by US nuclear chemist Glenn Seaborg (1912–99) and others by neutron bombardment of plutonium. It is used in smoke detectors, and Am241 is a source of gamma rays. Properties: at.no. 95; r.a.m. 243.13; r.d. 13.67; m.p. 995°C (1821°F); b.p. unknown; most stable isotope Am243 (half-life 7650 yr).

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AM

AM • abbr. ∎  amplitude modulation. ∎  Master of Arts.

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am

am (Ger.). At the, on the, to the, by the, near the. As in Am Meer, by the sea.

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am

am / am/ • 1st person singular present of be.

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Am

Am • symb. the chemical element americium.

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Am (chemical symbol)

Am, symbol for the element americium.

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AM

AM Abbreviation of amplitude modulation

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AM (abbreviation for amplitude modulation)

AM: see modulation; radio.

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am see BE.

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am

am Physics, symbol for attometre(s)

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