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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·ti·mo·ny /ˈæntəˌmoni/
 銻

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 an·ti·mo·ny /ˈæntəˌmonɪ/ 名詞
 [=α,α'-dimercaptopotassium sussinate]二巰基丁二酸銻鉀,抗血吸蟲病藥

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·ti·mo·ny n.  Chem. An elementary substance, resembling a metal in its appearance and physical properties, but in its chemical relations belonging to the class of nonmetallic substances. Atomic weight, 120. Symbol, Sb.
 Note:It is of tin-white color, brittle, laminated or crystalline, fusible, and vaporizable at a rather low temperature. It is used in some metallic alloys, as type metal and bell metal, and also for medical preparations, which are in general emetics or cathartics. By ancient writers, and some moderns, the term is applied to native gray ore of antimony, or stibnite (the stibium of the Romans, and the sti`mmi of the Greeks, a sulphide of antimony, from which most of the antimony of commerce is obtained. Cervantite, senarmontite, and valentinite are native oxides of antimony.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 antimony
      n : a metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a
          wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite [syn: Sb, atomic
          number 51]

From: Elements database 20001107

 antimony
 Symbol: Sb
 Atomic number: 51
 Atomic weight: 121.75
 Element of group 15. Multiple allotropic forms. The stable form of
 antimony is a blue-white metal. Yellow and black antimony are unstable
 non-metals. Used in flame-proofing, paints, ceramics, enamels, and rubber.
 Attacked by oxidizing acids and halogens. First reported by Tholden in
 1450.