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caesium

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.

n. an artificial radioactive isotope of the metallic element caesium. The radiation given off by caesium-137 can be employed in the technique of radiotherapy, but is now rarely...

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caesium

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.

n. an artificial radioactive isotope of the metallic element caesium. The radiation given off by caesium-137 can be employed in the technique of radiotherapy, but is now rarely...

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caesium-137

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 35 words.

n. an artificial radioactive isotope of the metallic element caesium. The radiation given off by caesium-137 can be employed in

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caesium clock

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 136 words.

An *atomic clock that depends on the energy difference between two states of the caesium–133 nucleus when it is

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caesium clock

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 139 words.

An *atomic clock that depends on the energy difference between two states of the caesium–133 nucleus when it is

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caesium analysis

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 54 words.

Caesium-137 was deposited as fallout in the 1950s and 1960s, and, in most environments, was absorbed into the soil. If

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caesium analysis

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

Caesium-137 was deposited as fallout in the 1950s and 1960s, and, in most environments, was absorbed into the soil. If this fallout was uniform, negative deviations in the distribution of...

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caesium clock

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Physics.

An atomic clock that depends on the energy difference between two states of the caesium–133 nucleus when it is in a magnetic field. In one type, atoms of caesium–133 are irradiated with...

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caesium clock

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 137 words.

An *atomic clock that depends on the energy difference between two states of the caesium–133 nucleus when it is in a magnetic field. In one type, atoms of caesium–133 are irradiated with...

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caesium-137 n.

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 33 words.

an artificial radioactive isotope of the metallic element caesium. The radiation given off by caesium-137 can be employed in the technique of ...

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caesium-137 n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 21 words.

an artificial radioactive isotope of the metallic element caesium, used rarely in radiotherapy. Symbol: 137Cs.

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caesium-137 n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 21 words.

an artificial radioactive isotope of the metallic element caesium, used rarely in radiotherapy. Symbol: 137Cs. See also teletherapy.

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caesium-137 n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 21 words.

an artificial radioactive isotope of the metallic element caesium, used rarely in radiotherapy. Symbol: 137Cs. See also teletherapy.

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caesium

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 103 words.

Symbol Cs. A soft silvery-white metallic element belonging to *group 1 (formerly IA) of the periodic table; a.n. 55;

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caesium

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 119 words.

Symbol Cs. A soft silvery-white metallic element belonging to *group 1 (formerly IA) of the periodic table; a.n. 55; r.a.m. 132.905; r.d. 1.88; m.p. 28.4°C; b.p. 678°C. It occurs in small...

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caesium

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 30 words.

A silver‐white, soft ductile element, part of the alkali metal group. Used in photoelectric cells. The naturally occurring isotope is

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caesium

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 30 words.

A silver‐white, soft *ductile element, part of the *alkali metal group. Used in *photoelectric cells. The naturally

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caesium

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 31 words.

A silver‐white, soft *ductile element, part of the *alkali metal group. Used in *photoelectric cells. The naturally

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caesium

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3 words.

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caesium

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 3 words.

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caesium

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 211 words.

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