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 (Ne) [ne´on]
a chemical element, atomic number 10, atomic weight 20.183. (See Appendix 6.)
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ne·on (Ne),

An inert gaseous element in the atmosphere, separated from argon by W. Ramsay and M. Travers in 1898; atomic no. 10, atomic wt. 20.1797.
[G. neos, new]
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An inert gaseous element in the atmosphere; atomic no. 10, atomic wt. 20.1797.
[G. neos, new]
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