Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: radium
IPA transcription: [ɹ'eɪdiəm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: radium, Ra, atomic_number_88
    Meaning: an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores
Usage examples
  • The fourth place was given to Radium, the fifth to Antiseptics and Antitoxines, the sixth to Spectrum Analysis, and the seventh to the marvelous X-Ray.
  • I'm no good at all on metals--I couldn't feel gold if I were perched right on the roof of Fort Knox; I couldn't feel radium if it were frying me to a crisp.