inert gas

Origin of inert gas

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

inert gas

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

inert gas

n.
  1. noble gas
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inert gas in Science

inert gas

  1. See noble gas.
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