Origin of inert gas
First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for inert gas
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
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Science definitions for inert gas
See noble gas.
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