inert gas


noun Chemistry.

Origin of inert gas

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for inert gas

inert gas


noun

Also called: noble gas, rare gas, argonon any of the unreactive gaseous elements helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon
(loosely) any gas, such as carbon dioxide, that is nonoxidizing
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Medicine definitions for inert gas

inert gas


n.

noble gas
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Science definitions for inert gas

inert gas


See noble gas.
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