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niton

[nahy-ton] /ˈnaɪ tɒn/
noun
1.
(formerly) radon. Symbol: Nt.
Origin of niton
1910-1915
1910-15; < Latin nit(ēre) to shine + -on1
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niton

/ˈnaɪtɒn/
noun
1.
a less common name for radon
Word Origin
C20: from Latin nitēre to shine
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