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magnesium

noun [U] uk   us   /mæɡˈniː.zi.əm/ (symbol Mg)
a chemical element that is a silver-white metal. Magnesium burns very brightly and is used in making fireworks.
Translations of “magnesium”
in Vietnamese Magiê (hóa học)…
in Spanish magnesio…
in Thai ธาตุแมกนีเซียม…
in Malaysian magnesium…
in French magnésium…
in German das Magnesium…
in Chinese (Traditional) (化學元素)鎂…
in Indonesian magnesium…
in Russian магний…
in Turkish magnezyum…
in Chinese (Simplified) (化学元素)镁…
in Polish magnez…
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