Origin of neon
Examples from the Web for neon
Her neon blue hair is teased high with a gray stripe emerging from the front.
But here they are, stage names spelled out in neon across the iconic marquee: MAPEI AND LYKKE LI.The Swedish Queen of Soulful Pop: Mapei Won’t Wait for You to Listen|Caitlin Dickson|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Neon Ceiling was the most challenging piece of work for me, it was like an independent movie for television, and I loved it.
Chicken Bitches, now in a neon yellow bow wig and floral caftan, announces the final round: talent.And the Wiener Is…My Trip to Brooklyn’s Smallest Penis Pageant|Tessa Miller|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That neon sign is as recognizable as the Hollywood sign to some.
Neon however, less scrupulous, led out a body of 2000 men who chose to follow him, under severe distress for want of provisions.The Two Great Retreats of History|George Grote
Danny Duke could stand the glare of a neon light, Sally found as she looked at his strong, friendly face.Sally Scott of the Waves|Roy J. Snell
I ought to be nearwhy, theres your neon light and the beacon over the hangar.The Flying Reporter|Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
The boys drove to Fremont Street, past the incredible gambling halls with their elaborate signs and miles of neon tubing.The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
Neon tubing brightened every store front, busy proprietors could be seen at work through the large plate glass windows.Voyage To Eternity|Milton Lesser
Word Origin for neon
1898, coined by its discoverers, Sir William Ramsay and Morris W. Travers, from Greek neon, neuter of neos "new" (see new); so called because it was newly discovered. Neon sign is attested from 1927.