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1. xenon

noun. ['ˈziːnɑːn'] a colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts.

Synonyms

  • noble gas
  • inert gas
  • element
  • Xe
  • air
  • chemical element
  • argonon

Antonyms

  • curve
  • wet

Etymology

  • ξένον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Xenon

  • algernon
  • bohannon
  • bohanon
  • castanon
  • fincannon
  • hunan
  • maranon
  • nunan
  • vuncannon

Example sentences of the word xenon


1. Proper noun, singular
Because there is no degradation of a heated filament, xenon bulbs also have a long life.

2. Noun, singular or mass
In a xenon bulb, the gas itself glows rather than a metal filament.

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