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)


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