Definitions

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  • n. A fictional chemical element.

Etymologies

baloney +‎ -ium. See baloney nonsense. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Even Erinys the curious and secretive security company that has picked up major multi million pound MOD contracts in Iraq (and was involved in the balonium scare through their contacts with UK citizen Mr Berezovsky) has only £100 of capital and 2 fully paid up shares.

    UK TOP SECRET Postman Patel

  • Before that, the reader knows that 1) the next generation of humans has undergone extensive genetic engineering because without it they wouldn't survive the balonium pollution; and 2) there's something about them which shocks and horrifies the old folks.

    December 4th, 2006

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  • DAMA researchers have now found, at last, some preliminary validation of their claim to have seen signs of dark matter. A Minnesota detector called CoGeNT has registered seasonal blips akin to what DAMA has seen, physicist Juan I. Collar of the University of Chicago said at the symposium. He cautioned that the data are preliminary but charged that competitors—including one whose results he derided as “pure, weapons-grade balonium”—have been too quick to dismiss DAMA.
    – Scientific American July 2011, p. 19

    August 24, 2011

  • Watch radioactive balonium decay here.

    October 17, 2008