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
British Dictionary definitions for neon
Word Origin for neon
Word Origin and History 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.