Example sentences for: americium

How can you use “americium” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Or you could arrange to have an element named after your hometown or your country: Scandium, Polonium, Europium, Francium, Americium, Germanium, Berkelium, Californium, Yttrium , and Ytterbium , the last two being elements named after the Swedish town where they were discovered.

  • National commemoratives include Americium, Germanium, Polonium and Francium; ancient France likewise gets a nod in Gallium (Ga), the only metal that melts in your hand, not in your chamber (unless you have a very warm room)—named both for Gaul (Latin Gallia, that place which, thanks to Julius Caesar's memoir of its subjugation by the Romans, every schoolchild used to know was divided into three parts) and, in a gesture of unusual levity, as a pun on the name of its discoverer, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran.

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