KREEP etymology

English word KREEP comes from English phosphorus, English potassium, English rare earth element

Detailed word origin of KREEP

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phosphorus English (eng) (obsolete) any substance exhibiting phosphorescence; a phosphor. (chemistry) a chemical element (symbol P) with an atomic number of 15, that exists in several allotropic forms.
potassium English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A soft, waxy, silvery reactive metal that is never found unbound in nature; an element (symbol K) with an atomic number of 19 and atomic weight of 39.0983. The symbol is derived from the Latin kalium.
rare earth element English (eng)
KREEP English (eng) (geology) potassium-phosphorus-rare earth elements crustal material of the Moon.

Words with the same origin as KREEP

Descendants of phosphorus
althupite phospham phosphonic phosphonous phosphorene phosphorescence phosphorescent phosphorous phossy phossy jaw phurcalite
Descendants of potassium
NPK potassic potassicpargasite ultrapotassic uranosopotassic
Descendants of rare earth element
REE