Blackwater has now changed its name—call it Xe, please—but it also changed how America goes to war.
The causative verbs (verba faciendi facere) are formed with the particles saXe or Xe.
The symbol for the element xenon.
The symbol for xenon.
A colorless, odorless element in the noble gas group occurring in extremely small amounts in the atmosphere. It was the first noble gas found to form compounds with other elements. Xenon is used in lamps that make intense flashes, such as strobe lights and flashbulbs for photography. Atomic number 54; atomic weight 131.29; melting point -111.9°C; boiling point -107.1°C; density (gas) 5.887 grams per liter; specific gravity (liquid) 3.52 (-109°C). See Periodic Table.