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noble gas

noun Chemistry.
  1. any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of group 8A or 0 of the periodic table: helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon.
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Origin of noble gas

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called inert gas.
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British Dictionary definitions for noble gas

noble gas

noun
  1. another name for inert gas (def. 1)
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noble gas in Medicine

noble gas

(nōbəl)
n.
  1. Any of the elements in Group O of the periodic table, including helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon, which are monatomic and with limited exceptions chemically inert.inert gas
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noble gas in Science

noble gas

[nōbəl]
  1. Any of the six gases helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon. Because the outermost electron shell of atoms of these gases is full, they do not react chemically with other substances except under certain special conditions. Also called inert gas See Periodic Table.
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