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  11. bismuth
Scope note
Pure metallic element having as symbol Bi. Bismuth is brittle with a low melting point; a grayish-white lustrous metal oxidized by air. It is chiefly used in the arts as an alloy, as in bronze, and is used ground as a pigment.
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024