I. noun Etymology: Greek, neuter of neos new — more at new Date: 1898 1. a colorless odorless mostly inert gaseous element that is found in minute amounts in air and is used in electric lamps — see element table 2. a. a discharge lamp in which the gas contains a large proportion of neon b. a sign composed of such lamps c. the illumination provided by such lamps or signs • neoned adjective II. adjective Date: 1904 1. of, relating to, or using neon 2. extremely bright ; fluorescent <
neon yellow

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  • neon — Symbol: Ne Atomic number: 10 Atomic weight: 20.183 Colourless gaseous element of group 18 on the periodic table (noble gases). Neon occurs in the atmosphere, and comprises 0.0018% of the volume of the atmosphere. It has a distinct reddish glow… …   Elements of periodic system

  • neon — (n.) 1898, coined by its discoverers, Sir William Ramsay and Morris W. Travers, from Gk. neon, neuter of neos new (see NEW (Cf. new)); so called because it was newly discovered. Neon sign is attested from 1927 …   Etymology dictionary

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