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Meaning of PITCHBLENDE

Pronunciation:  'pich`blend

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mineral consisting of uranium oxide and trace amounts of radium and thorium and polonium and lead and helium; uraninite in massive form is called pitchblende which is the chief uranium ore
 

PITCHBLENDE is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: uraninite
 
 See Also: atomic number 92, mineral, U, uranium, uranium ore

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pitch"blende`\, n. [1st pitch + blende.] (Min.)
A pitch-black mineral consisting chiefly of the oxide of
uranium; uraninite. See {Uraninite}.

 

 

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