Transmutation

Changing atoms of one element into those of another by neutron bombardment, causing neutron capture.

Transmutation

The conversion of one element into another by a process taking place in the nucleus.

transmutation

[n] - (physics) the change of one chemical element into another (as by nuclear decay or radioactive bombardment) 2. [n] - an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
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Transmutation

A process of converting one element to another by irradiating or bombarding it with radioactive particles.
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Transmutation

Changing atoms of one element into those of another by neutron bombardment, causing neutron capture and/or fission. In an ordinary reactor neutron capture is the main event, in a fast reactor fission is more common and therefore it is best for dealing with actinides. Fission product transmutation is by neutron capture
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Transmutation

Changing atoms of one element into those of another by a nuclear reaction, e.g. neutron bombardment, causing neutron capture.
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transmutation

<radiobiology> Transformation of atoms of one element into atoms of another element via nuclear reactions. (for example, the transmutation of uranium-238 into plutonium-239 via the absorption of a neutron and subsequent beta emission.) ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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transmutation

transubstantiation noun an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
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transmutation

(trans″mu-ta┬┤shәn) evolutionary change of one species into another. the change of one chemical element into another.
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Transmutation

• (n.) The change or reduction of one figure or body into another of the same area or solidity, but of a different form, as of a triangle into a square. • (n.) The change of one species into another, which is assumed to take place in any development theory of life; transformism. • (n.) The act of transmuting, or the state of being tr...
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transmutation

conversion of one chemical element into another. A transmutation entails a change in the structure of atomic nuclei and hence may be induced by a ... [8 related articles]
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Transmutation

[Mutatis Mutandis] Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis) is the first album by Bill Laswell`s everchanging `supergroup` Praxis. The album was released in 1992 and features Buckethead on guitar, Bootsy Collins on bass and vocals, Brain on drums, Bernie Worrell on keyboards and DJ AF Next Man Flip on turntables and mixer. Transmutation features a ...
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transmutation

conversion of a nuclide of one element to a nuclide of another element, by means of a nuclear reaction
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transmutation

the transformation of a nuclide of one element to a nuclide of another element, by means of a nuclear reaction
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Transmutation

Transmutation is a biological term whereby one species transforms into another through an evolutionary process.
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transmutation

Type: Term Pronunciation: trans′myū-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. A change; transformation. Synonyms: conversion1
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