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depleted uranium

noun
1.
(chem) uranium containing a smaller proportion of the isotope uranium–235 than is present in the natural form of uranium; used in anti-tank weapons and other armaments
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  • Their sharply angled bodies whisking back toward the depleted uranium cells, four cats appeared with shocking suddenness.

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