Definition of XENON

  • a heavy colorless and relatively inert gaseous element that occurs in air as about one part in 20 million and is used especially in specialized electric lamps (as flashtubes) and in scientific research see element table
  • a heavy gas [n -S]
  • heavy, colorless, chemically inactive, monatomic gaseous element used for filling radio, television, and luminescent tubes. Symbol: Xe; at. wt.: 131.30; at. no.: 54

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