Translation of "transition metal" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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transition metalnoun [ C ]

uk /trænˈzɪʃ.ən ˌmet.əl/ us /trænˈzɪʃ.ən ˌmet̬.əl/ also transition element specialized

any of a group of metal chemical elements including copper and gold that show more than one valency (= the number of hydrogen atoms that can combine with one of its atoms to form a compound)

过渡金属(一组金属元素之一;该组金属元素包括铜和金,当氢原子与其原子之一形成一种化合物时,这种金属所显示的氢原子价数在一个以上)

(Translation of “transition metal” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)