magnesium Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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magnesiumnoun [U]

uk   us   /mæɡˈniː.zi.əm/ (symbol Mg)
a ​chemicalelement that is a silver-white ​metal. Magnesium ​burns very ​brightly and is used in making fireworks.
(Definition of magnesium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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magnesiumnoun [U]

 us   /mæɡˈni·zi·əm/
a silver-white ​metal that ​burns very ​brightly and is used in making fireworks (= ​explosionsproducingcoloredpatterns for ​entertainment)
(Definition of magnesium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “magnesium”
in Spanish magnesio…
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in Malaysian magnesium…
in Thai ธาตุแมกนีเซียม…
in French magnésium…
in German das Magnesium…
in Chinese (Simplified) (化学元素)镁…
in Turkish magnezyum…
in Russian магний…
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