magnesium

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another term natrium sodium 12 aluminum or aluminium

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˌmæɡˈniziəm/
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  • Hyphenation: mag‧ne‧sium

Noun[change]

Singular
magnesium

Plural
none

  1. Magnesium is a light, silver-grey metal. It has an atomic number of 12 and the symbol Mg. It is the second of the alkaline earth metals.
    Photographers used to use magnesium to make a flash of light.
    Magnesium burns very easily.
    It is important every day to eat food that contains magnesium compounds.