Try Our Apps


Pore Over vs. Pour Over

inert gas

noun, Chemistry
Origin of inert gas
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for inert gas
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for inert gas

inert gas

Also called noble gas, rare gas, argonon. any of the unreactive gaseous elements helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon
(loosely) any gas, such as carbon dioxide, that is nonoxidizing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
inert gas in Medicine

inert gas n.
See noble gas.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
inert gas in Science
inert gas  
See noble gas.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for inert gas

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for inert

Scrabble Words With Friends