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Es

Symbol, Chemistry

-es1

1.
a plural suffix occurring in loanwords from Greek:
Hyades.
Origin
< Greek -es

-es2

1.
variant of -s2. in verbs ending in s, z, ch, sh, or post-consonantal y: passes; buzzes; pitches; dashes; studies.

-es3

1.
variant of -s3. in nouns ending in s, z, ch, sh, or post-consonantal y, and in nouns in f with v in the plural:
losses; fuzzes; riches; ashes; babies; sheaves.

E.S.

1.
Education Specialist.

E, e

[ee] /i/
noun, plural E's or Es, e's or es.
1.
the fifth letter of the English alphabet, a vowel.
2.
any spoken sound represented by the letter E or e, as in met, meet, mere, etc.
3.
something having the shape of an E .
4.
a written or printed representation of the letter E or e.
5.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter E or e.
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British Dictionary definitions for Es

es

abbreviation
1.
Spain

Es

Chemical symbol
1.
einsteinium

ES

abbreviation
1.
El Salvador (international car registration)

-es

suffix
1.
for nouns ending in ch, s, sh, z, postconsonantal y, for some nouns ending in a vowel, and nouns in f with v in the plural, a variant of -s1 ashes, heroes, calves
2.
for verbs ending in ch, s, sh, z, postconsonantal y, or a vowel, a variant of -s1 preaches, steadies, echoes
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Es in Medicine

Es
The symbol for the element einsteinium.

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Es in Science
Es  
The symbol for einsteinium.
e
  (ē)   
An irrational number, with a numerical value of 2.718281828459.... It is mathematically defined as the limit of (1 + 1/n )n as n grows infinitely large. It is the base of natural logarithms and has many applications in mathematics, especially in expressions involving exponential growth and decay.
E  
  1. The symbol for energy.

  2. The symbol for modulus of elasticity.


einsteinium
  (īn-stī'nē-əm)   
Symbol Es
A synthetic, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that is usually produced by bombarding plutonium or another element with neutrons. It was first isolated in a region near the explosion site of a hydrogen bomb. Its longest-lived isotope is Es 254 with a half-life of 276 days. Atomic number 99; melting point 860°C. See Periodic Table.
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Es in Technology

1. The country code for Spain.
2. Extensible Shell.
3. (Expert System) An expert system for the IBM PC featuring forward chaining, backward chaining and fuzzy set relations.
(ftp://ftp.uu.net/pub/ai/expert-sys/summers.tar.Z).
[BYTE Oct 1990].
(1999-02-01)
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Related Abbreviations for Es

es

  1. Engrossed in Senate
  2. Spanish

Es

einsteinium

ES

  1. El Salvador (international vehicle ID)
  2. end system
  3. Extension Service
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Encyclopedia Article for Es

(Es), synthetic chemical element of the actinoid series of the periodic table, atomic number 99. Not occurring in nature, einsteinium (as the isotope einsteinium-253), produced by intense neutron irradiation of uranium-238, was identified in December 1952 by Albert Ghiorso and co-workers at Berkeley, Calif., in debris taken from the first thermonuclear or hydrogen-bomb explosion, in the South Pacific (November 1952).

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