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[After Kryptonite, a fictional radioactive mineral (the presence of which weakens the superhero Superman) appearing in Superman comics from 1949 onwards : Krypton, the home planet of Superman where Kryptonite was once found before being scattered in the universe by the planet’s destruction (named by American comics writer Jerry Siegel (1914-1996), perhaps after the element krypton) + -ite.]
in stories and films, a fictional (= invented) substance that can hurt the character Superman, who is extremely strong and not hurt by most things something that hurts or damages a person or thing that usually seems strong: A slowing economy is kryptonite for the U.S. dollar. His personal kryptonite comes in the form of a romantic entanglement.
Kryptonite is a fictional material that appears primarily in Superman stories. In its best-known form, it is a green, crystalline material originating from Superman’s home world of Krypton that emits a peculiar radiation that weakens Superman, but is generally harmless to humans when exposed to it in the short term but deadly in the long term. There are other varieties of kryptonite such as …
kryptonite Kryptonite is a compound consisting of the element krypton, according to chemical-forming “-ite” nomenclature of chemistry.
Kryptonite definitions The definition of kryptonite is Superman’s ultimate weakness, or anything that causes someone’s ultimate weakness. An example of kryptonite is the one food a person is seriously allergic to.
In its initial sense, Kryptonite referred to a mineral from the planet Krypton which had an extremely harmful effect on Superman. It has also taken on a figurative sense, in which it is used to denote a person’s weakness in a particular area, or susceptibility to being overcome by a specific thing.
“Kryptonite” is one of those words that has absorbed a second meaning in common parlance. Some people use it to mean “something I absolutely cannot abide.” Ghosts and airplanes are the author’s kryptonite, and HowStuffWorks staffers named the following as their kryptonite in response to an informal e-mail poll:
Kryptonic A verb describing anyone who uses their power or authority to make you or your (planned) actions inferior, weakened or subject to being dominated or overthrown, or that renders your ability to do something obsolete.
1.Liquid glass is the newest bizarre state of matter to ooze into existence
Kryptonite and kyber crystals might seem like some of the most incredible naturally occurring substances in sci-fi (and on fictional planets), but things right here on Earth can get even weirder.
Published Date: 2021-01-12T15:04:00.0000000Z
2.5 Times Batman Outsmarted Superman (& 5 Times He Couldn’t Keep Up)
The only thing giving Batman a chance over the Man of Steel is his intelligence, but Superman has been one step ahead on more than one occasion.
Published Date: 2021-01-13T20:05:00.0000000Z
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|ATTENTION PLEASE: All clips I used are propriety of Warner Bros. Entertainment, I don’t own nothing and I am not making any profit. It is purely for entertainment and didactic purposes and in no way I mean to offend. I made this video using clips from “The Adventures of Superman” series and the song “Kryptonite” performed by Three Doors Down.|
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1.Kryptonite (3 Doors Down song)
"Kryptonite" is the debut single of American rock band 3 Doors Down. It was originally released as a demo for local play by 97.9 WCPR-FM in Biloxi, Mississippi…
powered by a ‘heart’ of kryptonite that can hurt and potentially kill Superman, Luthor steals it and a creates a kryptonite ring for himself. He wears…
remains of the duplicating machine, which acts like blue kryptonite (as opposed to green kryptonite, Superboy’s weakness) on the copy. The whole business…