A chemical element (symbol Sb) with an atomic number of 51. The symbol is derived from Latin stibium. (noun)
Examples of word antimony
The dictionaries define the substance as a stone from which antimony is prepared, but the Arabs understand a semi-mythical mineral of yellow colour which enters into the veins of the eyes and gives them Iynx-like vision.
The name antimony is derived from the Greek words anti and monos, which together mean not alone, because it rarely occurs naturally in pure form.
"We found a chemical called antimony, which is a metal which has potential health hazards related to it," GoodGuide Co-Founder Dara O'Rourke said.
However, these toxic metals are necessary in producing colors, such as antimony, which is used for white color, and barium, which is for green.
One use of antimony, which is declining, is to make type metal for printing newspapers and magazines.
The oxide of chlorine inflames the sulphuret of antimony, which is a combustible body, and the whole mass instantly bursts into flame.
Basil Valentine called the new substance which he had discovered antimony, that is, _opposed to monks_.
Arabian kohl or antimony, which is frequently mentioned under the name of "mestem" on monuments belonging to the time of the