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adjective as in blue

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Unless you’re in the lithium battery or paint business, you’re probably not familiar with cobalt.

Without cobalt, there may be little financial incentive to recycle the massive batteries used to power the cars—and that could lead to an environmental disaster.

From Quartz

Past attempts to convert carbon dioxide into fuel have relied on catalysts made of relatively expensive materials, like cobalt, and required multiple chemical processing steps.

That means batteries that can be charged in seconds, a million times over, with no need for scarce materials such as lithium and cobalt.

From Fortune

Groundwater testing at Plants Bowen and Arkwright have revealed levels of cobalt and molybdenum, toxins linked to higher risk of liver damage and other health ailments, that exceed state groundwater protection standards.

Ultimately Cobalt housed, at one point or another, nearly half of the 119 detainees identified by the report.

Ridha al-Najjar was the first to be held at detention site Cobalt.

Self-described 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was also kept at Cobalt after his March 2003 in Pakistan.

In fact, four of 20 cells at Cobalt were found to have bars across the cell to allow this.

In Aug. 2003, Muller said he believed Cobalt was merely a holding facility.

Three are mentioned by Cennino—indigo, a cobalt, and ultramarine.

Our scientists say the gases of the comet in some unexplained way altered the iron in the hmoglobin of our blood to cobalt.

Then he did his job: he pressed a button which released two shards of fire metal in a housing of cobalt.

The ore of cobalt, called zaffre, is found in several parts of Europe, but chiefly in Saxony.

The calx of cobalt is of a deep blue colour, which, when fused, makes the blue glass called smalt.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cobalt, such as: blue-green, azure, beryl, cerulean, indigo, and navy.

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