Origin of argon
Examples from the Web for argon
Nor does it appear that any well-defined compound of argon has yet been prepared.
These gases agree with argon in respect of the ratio of the specific heats and in being non-oxidizable under the electric spark.
Some may already know that there is at least a third thing, argon.
He kept his eye on that something left, and presently discovered a new gas which we now know as argon.Astronomical Discovery|Herbert Hall Turner
The atmosphere of the earth is composed mainly of very volatile elements, known as nitrogen and argon.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Word Origin for argon
chemical element, 1894, Modern Latin, from Greek argon, neuter of argos "lazy, idle, not working the ground, living without labor," from a- "without" (see a- (3)) + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)). So called by its discoverers, Baron Rayleigh and Sir William Ramsay, for its inert qualities.