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helium

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈhiː.li.əm/ (symbol He)
a chemical element that is a gas lighter than air, that will not burn and is used in balloons, airships, and some types of lights
Translations of “helium”
in Arabic غاز الهيليوم…
in Korean 헬륨…
in Malaysian helium…
in French hélium…
in Turkish helyum gazı…
in Italian elio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氦…
in Russian гелий…
in Polish hel…
in Vietnamese khí hêli…
in Spanish helio…
in Portuguese hélio…
in Thai ก๊าซเฉื่อยชนิดหนึ่งไม่มีสี ไม่มีกลิ่น มีสัญลักษณ์คือ He…
in German das Helium…
in Catalan heli…
in Japanese ヘリウム(空気よりも軽い不燃性ガス)…
in Indonesian helium…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氦…
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