plutonic
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /pluːˈtɒnɪk/
  • (GA) IPA: /pluˈtɑnɪk/
Adjective

plutonic

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Plutonic#English|Plutonic
Adjective

plutonic (not comparable)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) Containing plutonium in a higher oxidation state.
Related terms
Plutonic
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /pluːˈtɒnɪk/
  • (GA) IPA: /pluˈtɑnɪk/
Adjective

plutonic

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Synonym of Plutonian#English|Plutonian (“of or relating to Pluto, the Greek#Adjective|Greek and Roman#Adjective|Roman god of the underworld; demonic, infernal”)
  2. (by extension) Synonym of Plutonian#English|Plutonian (“of, relating to, or having characteristics associated with the underworld; dark#Adjective|dark, gloomy; mournful”)
  3. (by extension, geology, mineralogy) Of or pertaining to rock#Noun|rocks form#Verb|formed deep#Adjective|deep in the Earth's crust#Noun|crust, rather than by volcanoes at the surface#Noun|surface of the Earth.
    Synonyms: abyssal, intrusive, Plutonian
  4. (by extension, geology, historical) Of, pertaining to, or support#Verb|supporting plutonism.
    Synonyms: Plutonian
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