noble gas


noble gas
noble gas NOUN Chemistry any of the gaseous elements helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon, which form compounds with difficulty or not at all.

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  • Noble gas — Noble No ble, a. [Compar. {Nobler}; superl. {Noblest}.] [F. noble, fr. L. nobilis that can be or is known, well known, famous, highborn, noble, fr. noscere to know. See {know}.] 1. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noble gas — Group 18 Period 1 2 He 2 …   Wikipedia

  • noble gas — Chem. any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of group 8A or 0 of the periodic table: helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon. Also called inert gas. [1900 05] * * * or inert gas Any of the six chemical elements that make up the… …   Universalium

  • noble gas — noun any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table • Syn: ↑inert gas, ↑argonon • Hypernyms: ↑chemical element, ↑element, ↑gas • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • noble gas — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms noble gas : singular noble gas plural noble gases chemistry a gas that does not react with other substances, from the group of gases that includes helium and neon …   English dictionary

  • noble gas — inertinės dujos statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dujinės būsenos inertiniai elementai He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe, Rn. atitikmenys: angl. inactive gas; inert gas; noble gas; rare gas vok. Edelgas, n; inertes Gas, n; Inertgas, n… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • noble gas — inertinės dujos statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. inert gas; noble gas; rare gas vok. Edelgas, n; inertes Gas, n; Inertgas, n rus. благородный газ, m; инертный газ, m pranc. gaz inerte, m; gaz noble, m; gaz rare, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • noble gas — inertinės dujos statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe, Rn. atitikmenys: angl. inert elements; inert gas; noble gas; rare gas rus. благородный газ; инертные элементы; инертный газ ryšiai: sinonimas – inertiniai elementai …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • noble gas — no·ble gas nō bəl n any of a group of rare gases that include helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and sometimes radon and that exhibit great stability and extremely low reaction rates called also inert gas * * * the gas elements of group VIII of …   Medical dictionary

  • noble gas — no′ble gas′ n. chem. any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of group 8A or 0 of the periodic table: helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon Also called inert gas • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang


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