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English definition of “vanadium”

vanadium

noun [U]     /vəˈneɪ.di.əm/ (symbol V)
a chemical element that is a silver-grey metal , used to make steel alloys (= mixtures of metals ) and in ceramics (= making objects out of baked clay )Chemical elements
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