Associations to the word «Xenon»


XENON, noun. A heavy, gaseous chemical element (symbol Xe) of the noble gases group with an atomic number of 54.
XENON DIFLUORIDE, noun. (chemistry) a crystalline substance, XeF2, used as a fluorinating agent and oxidizing agent in various surface modification processes, and as an etching agent in semiconductor production
XENON FLASH LAMP, noun. A lamp that produces a very short, but very intense, flash of white light; used in photography and in photocoagulation
XENON FLASH LAMPS, noun. Plural of xenon flash lamp
XENON HEXAFLUOROPLATINATE, noun. (chemistry) The first compound of an inert gas to be prepared; it seems to have the formula XePtF6, but its structure is ambiguous, and may be a mixture.

Dictionary definition

XENON, noun. A colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts.

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