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argon

 (Ar) [ahr´gon]
a chemical element, atomic number 18, atomic weight 39.948. (See Appendix 6.)

ar·gon (Ar),

(ar'gon),
A gaseous element, atomic no. 18, atomic wt. 39.948, present in the dry atmosphere in the proportion of about 0.94%; one of the noble gases.
[G. ntr. of argos, lazy, inactive, fr. a- priv. + ergon, work]

argon

/ar·gon/ (Ar) (ahr´gon) a chemical element, at. no. 18.

argon (Ar)

[är′gon]
Etymology: Gk, argos, inactive
a colorless, odorless, chemically inactive gas, making up approximately 1% of the atmosphere. Its atomic mass is 39.95; its atomic number is 18. It forms no known compounds.

ar·gon

(Ar) (ahr'gon)
A gaseous element; atomic no. 18, atomic wt. 39.948; present in the dry atmosphere in the proportion of about 0.94%; one of the noble gases.
[G. ntr. of argos, lazy, inactive, fr. a- priv. + ergon, work]

Argon

A colorless, odorless gas.
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argon

a chemical element, atomic number 18, atomic weight 39.948, symbol Ar. See Table 6.
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