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

 cal·i·for·ni·um /ˌkæləˈfɔrniəm/

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

 cal·i·for·ni·um /ˌkæləˈfɔrnɪəm/ 名詞

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding
          curium with alpha particles [syn: Cf, atomic number 98]

From: Elements database 20001107

 Symbol: Cf
 Atomic number: 98
 Atomic weight: (249)
 Radioactive metallic transuranic element. Belongs to actinoid series.
 Cf-251 has a half life of about 700 years. Nine isotopes are known.
 Cf-252 is an intense neutron source, which makes it an intense
 neutron source and gives it a use in neutron activation analysis
 and a possible use as a radiation source in medicine. First produced
 by Glenn T. Seaborg and associates in 1950.