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

 in·di·um /ˈɪndiəm/

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

 in·di·um /ˈɪndɪəm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·di·um n.  Chem. A rare metallic element, of atomic number 49, discovered in certain ores of zinc, by means of its characteristic spectrum of two indigo blue lines; hence, its name. In appearance it resembles zinc, being white or lead gray, soft, malleable and easily fusible, but in its chemical relation it resembles aluminium or gallium (valence +3). Symbol In. Atomic weight, 114.82.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small
          quantities in sphalerite [syn: In, atomic number 49]

From: Elements database 20001107

 Symbol: In
 Atomic number: 49
 Atomic weight: 114.82
 Soft silvery element belonging to group 13 of the periodic table. The most
 common natural isotope is In-115, which has a half-life of 6*10^4 years.
 Five other radioisotopes exist. Discovered in 1863 by Reich and Richter.