cobalt Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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cobaltnoun [U]

chemistry a hard, ​graychemicalelement that is a ​metal and is used in making ​paint and alloys (= ​mixtures of ​metals)
(Definition of cobalt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cobalt" in British English

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cobaltnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.bɒlt/  us   /ˈkoʊ.bɑːlt/ (symbol Co)

cobalt noun [U] (METAL)

a ​chemicalelement that is a hard silver-white ​metal, used in ​metalmixtures and for making ​materialsblue

cobalt noun [U] (COLOUR)

(also cobalt blue) a ​deepblue or greenish-blue ​colour


uk   /ˈkəʊ.bɒlt/  us   /ˈkoʊ.bɑːlt/ (also cobalt blue)
having a ​deepblue or greenish-blue ​colour
(Definition of cobalt from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cobalt”
in Spanish cobalto…
in Vietnamese màu côban…
in Malaysian kobalt…
in Thai โคบอลต์…
in French cobalt…
in German das Kobalt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钴…
in Indonesian kobalt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鈷…
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