Meaning of seaborgium in English:


Pronunciation /siːˈbɔːɡɪəm/


(also Sg)
mass noun
  • The chemical element of atomic number 106, a very unstable element made by high-energy atomic collisions.

    ‘Chemistry experiments with seaborgium have firmly placed it in group 6 as a heavier homologue to tungsten.’
    • ‘The rules against the naming of an element after a living person were bent, and element 106 is today still known as seaborgium.’


Modern Latin, named after G. Seaborg (see Seaborg, Glenn).