periodic table meaning

WPeriodic table
  • The periodic table is a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements, organized on the basis of their atomic number (number of protons in the nucleus), electron configurations, and recurring chemical properties.
  • The rows of the table are called periods; the columns are called groups, with some of these having names such as halogens or noble gases.
  • Although precursors exist, Dmitri Mendeleev is generally credited with the publication, in 1869, of the first widely recognized periodic table. He developed his table to illustrate periodic trends in the properties of the then-known elements.
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periodic table
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    Meaning of periodic table for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "periodic table" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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