neon definition

  • noun:
    • an uncommon, inert gaseous factor occurring within the environment towards the extent of 18 components per million and gotten by fractional distillation of liquid air. It's colorless but glows reddish-orange in a power discharge and it is found in screen and tv tubes. Atomic number 10; atomic body weight 20.180; melting point -248.67°C; boiling point -245.95°C. See Table at factor.
    • A neon tetra.
    • a very bright shade.
    • The substance element (expression Ne) with an atomic quantity of 10.
    • A form or test for the element.
    • neon signs, collectively.
    • a neon tetra fish
    • An elementary substance occurring in gaseous form within the planet's environment: atomic fat, 20.
    • a colorless odorless gaseous factor giving a red radiance in vacuum pressure pipe; one of many six inert gasses; occurs floating around in small amounts
  • adjective:
    • incredibly brilliant or brilliant; fluorescent: neon purple.
    • exceptionally bright; fluorescent.

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