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(chemistry) a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements according to atomic number as based on the periodic law

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If aliens ever land on Earth, Kean writes, one of the few things humans could present that might actually be understood by the visitors is the periodic table of the elements.
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They knew that famed Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, noted for work on the Periodic Table of the Elements, made a key observation on alcohol solutions in his 1865 doctoral dissertation.
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Complementing the text, the Appendix of the Dictionary contains a listing of industry-related associations and organizations, standard abbreviations, metric conversion charts, SI Units, a temperature conversion chart, and the Periodic Table of the Elements.