Definitions for "caesium"
A rare alkaline metal found in mineral water; -- so called from the two characteristic blue lines in its spectrum. It was the first element discovered by spectrum analysis, and is the most strongly basic and electro-positive substance known. Symbol Cs. Atomic number 55. Atomic weight 132.6.
a soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal
Caesium (also spelled cesium, IPA: ) is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cs and atomic number 55. It is a soft silvery-gold alkali metal with a melting point of 28 °C (83 °F) which makes it one of the metals that are liquid at or near room temperature along with rubidium (39°C), francium (27 °C), mercury (-39 °C), and gallium (30 °C). This element is most notably used in atomic clocks.