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The periodic table of the elements may soon get a new member. Researchers have proven the existence of element 115, temporarily dubbed "ununpentium.”
On Thursday, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) proposed new names for elements 114 and 116.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).