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Lu

[loo] /lu/
noun
1.
a male or female given name, form of Lou.

Lu

Symbol, Chemistry
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for Lu

lu

abbreviation
1.
Luxembourg

Lu

Chemical symbol
1.
lutetium

LU

abbreviation
1.
loudness unit
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Lu in Medicine

Lu
The symbol for the element lutetium.

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Lu in Science
Lu  
The symbol for lutetium.
lutetium
  (l-tē'shē-əm)   
Symbol Lu
A silvery-white metallic element of the lanthanide series that is used in nuclear technology. Its radioactive isotope is used in determining the age of meteorites. Atomic number 71; atomic weight 174.97; melting point 1,663°C; boiling point 3,395°C; specific gravity 9.840 (at 25°C); valence 3. See Periodic Table.
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Lu in Technology

networking
The country code for Luxembourg.
(1999-01-27)

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Related Abbreviations for Lu

Lu

lutetium

LU

logical unit
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Encyclopedia Article for Lu

lu

((Chinese lu: "law"), ancient Chinese musical instruments constructed for tuning purposes. To establish pitches, 12 bamboo pipes, closed at one end, were cut into graduated lengths. When blown across their open ends, they produced the 12 lu, or fundamental pitches, of the octave. These pipes should not be confused with the panpipe, or paixiao.

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