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English definition of “strontium”


noun [U] uk   /ˈstrɒn.ti.əm/ us    /ˈstrɑːn.ʃi.əm/ (symbol Sr)
a chemical element that is a soft, silver-white metal that burns easily with a bright red flame, used in fireworks and some televisionsChemical elements
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