Definition of Xenon

1. Noun. A colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 54, Xe
Generic synonyms: Chemical Element, Element, Argonon, Inert Gas, Noble Gas
Substance meronyms: Air



Definition of Xenon

1. n. A very heavy, inert gaseous element occurring in the atmosphere in the proportion of one volume is about 20 millions. It was discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1898. It can be condensed to a liquid boiling at -109° C., and to a solid which volatilizes without melting. Symbol Xe or X; atomic weight 130.2.

2. n. A very heavy, inert gaseous element occurring in the atmosphere in the proportion of one volume is about 20 millions. It was discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1898. It can be condensed to a liquid boiling at -109° C., and to a solid which volatilizes without melting. Symbol Xe or X; atomic weight 130.2.

Definition of Xenon

1. Noun. a heavy, gaseous chemical element (''symbol'' Xe) of the noble gases group with an atomic number of 54. ¹

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Definition of Xenon

1. a gaseous element [n -S]

Medical Definition of Xenon

1. A noble gas with the atomic symbol xe, atomic number 54, and atomic weight 131.30. It is found in the earth's atmosphere and has been used as an anaesthetic. Pharmacological action: anaesthetics, inhalation. Chemical name: Xenon (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Xenon

xenolinguistics
xenolith
xenolithic
xenoliths
xenolog
xenologous
xenologs
xenologue
xenologues
xenology
xenomania
xenomi
xenomorph
xenomorphic
xenomorphs
xenon (current term)
xenon-133
xenon 133
xenon difluoride
xenon flash lamp
xenon flash lamps
xenon hexafluoroplatinate
xenon isotopes
xenon radioisotopes
xenons
xenonym
xenonyms
xenoparasite
xenoparasitic
xenophile

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