Adjective "Niobium" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Niobium


    Definition:

    1. a steel-gray metallic element resembling tantalum in its chemical properties; becomes a superconductor below 9 K; used chiefly in alloy steels. Symbol:Nb; atomic number:41; atomic weight:9

    2.906; specific gravity:

    8.4 at 20°C.

    Examples:

    "producers can be niobium."

    "oxides can be niobium."