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 for lithium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lithium \Lith"i*um\ (l[i^]th"[i^]*[u^]m), n. [NL., from Gr.
     li`qeios of stone, fr. li`qos stone.] (Chem.)
     A metallic element of the alkaline group, occurring in
     several minerals, as petalite, spodumene, lepidolite,
     triphylite, etc., and otherwise widely disseminated, though
     in small quantities.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: When isolated it is a soft, silver white metal,
           tarnishing and oxidizing very rapidly in the air. It is
           the lightest solid element known, specific gravity
           being 0.59. Symbol Li. Atomic weight 7.0 So called from
           having been discovered in a mineral.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lithium
      n 1: a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal
           group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
           [syn: lithium, Li, atomic number 3]

From The Elements (07Nov00) :

  lithium
  Symbol: Li
  Atomic number: 3
  Atomic weight: 6.939
  Socket silvery metal. First member of group 1 of the periodic table.
  Lithium salts are used in psychomedicine.
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lithium, MO -- U.S. village in Missouri
     Population (2000):    0
     Housing Units (2000): 1
     Land area (2000):     0.001924 sq. miles (0.004984 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.001924 sq. miles (0.004984 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            43346
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             37.832223 N, 89.883862 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lithium, MO
      Lithium
  

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