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eu-

1.
a combining form meaning “good,” “well,” occurring chiefly in words of Greek origin (eupepsia); in scientific coinages, especially taxonomic names, it often has the sense “true, genuine” (eukaryote)
Origin
< Greek, combining form of eús good (adj.) or eú, eû (neuter, used as adv.) well

EU

1.
European Union.

Eu

Symbol, Chemistry
1.
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Examples for eu
  • Together they interpret and apply the treaties and the law of the eu.
  • This mechanism has helped a lot in detecting cartel agreements in the eu.
British Dictionary definitions for eu

eu

abbreviation
1.
the European Union

Eu

Chemical symbol
1.
europium

EU

abbreviation
1.
European Union

eu-

combining form
1.
well, pleasant, or good eupeptic, euphony
Word Origin
via Latin from Greek, from eus good
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Word Origin and History for eu
eu-
Gk. comb. form of eus "good," eu "well" (adv.).
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eu in Medicine

Eu
The symbol for the element europium.

eu- pref.

  1. Good; well; true: eupepsia.

  2. A derivative of a specified substance: euglobulin.

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eu in Science
Eu  
The symbol for europium.
europium
  (y-rō'pē-əm)   
Symbol Eu
A very rare, silvery-white metallic element that is the softest member of the lanthanide series. It is used in making color television tubes and lasers and as a neutron absorber in nuclear research. Atomic number 63; atomic weight 151.96; melting point 826°C; boiling point 1,439°C; specific gravity 5.259; valence 2, 3. See Periodic Table.
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Related Abbreviations for eu

eu

Basque

Eu

europium

EU

  1. electronic unit
  2. engineering units
  3. European Union
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