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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.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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) :
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.
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