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transition metal

noun [C]
 
 
( also transition element) specialized
any of a group of metallic elements that includes copper and gold, which show more than one valency (= number of hydrogen atoms that can combine with one of its atoms to form a compound)
過渡金屬(一組金屬元素之一;該組金屬元素包括銅和金,當氫原子與其原子之一形成一種化合物時,這種金屬所顯示的氫原子價數超過一個)
Chemical elementsMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
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