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01 Aug 2020, 1:05 pm

What words can you spell using only the abbreviated names of chemical elements from the Periodic Table?
For example: calcium and nitrogen = Ca N = can.
A more ambitious one: helium, lithium, cobalt, platinum, erbium = He Li Co Pt Er = helicopter.
There are very few single-letter abbreviations, and some of the 2-letter ones are a little odd. I've not found a use for antimony (Sb) yet....

Handy periodic table link:
https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/periodic-table/


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01 Aug 2020, 8:04 pm

Antimony: SB

Erbium: ER

Barium: BA

Nitrogen: N

Potassium: K


Sberbank (a Russian bank).

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01 Aug 2020, 8:10 pm

Titanium: Ti
Carbon: C
Sulfur: S

Tics.



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01 Aug 2020, 8:15 pm

DeepHour wrote:
Antimony: SB

Erbium: ER

Barium: BA

Nitrogen: N

Potassium: K


Sberbank (a Russian bank).

:D


^nice :D

I have potato chips on the brain right now. So

Tin (Sn), actinium (Ac), and potassium (K)

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01 Aug 2020, 8:22 pm

^ Thanks!

Germanium: GE

Carbon: C

Potassium: K

Oxygen: O

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01 Aug 2020, 8:59 pm

Uranium RAdium Nitrogen Uranium Sulfur = Uranus

THorium Iodine Nitrogen Nitrogen ERibium = Thinner

BArium (RF) Rutherfordium = Barf

CObalt Phosphorus Phosphorus ERibium = Copper (I feel like a alchemist now :lol:)


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01 Aug 2020, 9:12 pm

Beryllium: BE

Vanadium: V

Erbium: ER

Silver: AG

Einsteinium: ES


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02 Aug 2020, 8:17 am

Silicon - Si
Livermorium - Lv
Erbium - Er

= "Silver."
(Annoyingly, there's no way of getting the "-ium" most chemical elements end in...)


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04 Aug 2020, 5:33 am

Calcium (Ca)
Uranium (U)
Titanium (Ti)
Oxygen(O)
Nitrogen (N)

Caution



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09 Aug 2020, 10:06 am

Praesodymium (Pr)
Actinium (Ac)
Titanium (Ti)
Cerium (Ce)

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11 Aug 2020, 1:03 pm

Why do the periodic table elements in your link not go further than 118? I'm probably missing something obvious here...... :?


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11 Aug 2020, 1:18 pm

^ I believe anything over 118 is hypothetical and yet to be discovered unless you're keeping quiet about it DH :mrgreen:

119 Ununennium
120 Unbinillium


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11 Aug 2020, 1:22 pm

I thought Uranium was 235 (or 238), but in the table it's apparently 92. Must be a bit mixed up about all this. I once came top of my class in Chemistry, but that was in about 1969, LOL.


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11 Aug 2020, 1:34 pm

I didn't do chemistry so I'm out of my depth but Uranium 235 & Uranium 238 both come under Uranium in the periodic table


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11 Aug 2020, 1:40 pm

Mmmm, so the numbers in the Periodic table in the link are simply for reference maybe, and don't reflect the number of protons in the nucleus, as I was mistakenly assuming.

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11 Aug 2020, 1:42 pm

I dunno , I thought it did reflect the number of protons :lol:


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