bismuth

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radioactive metallic element that is similar to tellurium and bismuth; occurs in uranium ores but can be produced by bombarding bismuth with neutrons in a nuclear reactor atomic number 84 , Po , polonium
phenomenon exhibited by materials like copper or bismuth that become magnetized in a magnetic field with a polarity opposite to the magnetic force; unlike iron they are slightly repelled by a magnet diamagnetism
fusible alloy that is half bismuth plus lead, tin, and cadmium; melts at about 160 degrees Fahrenheit Wood's alloy , Wood's metal
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