inert gas


Origin of inert gas

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for inert gas

inert gas

  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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Scientific definitions for inert gas

inert gas

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