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inert gas

noun, Chemistry
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Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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inert gas

noun
1.
Also called noble gas, rare gas, argonon. any of the unreactive gaseous elements helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon
2.
(loosely) any gas, such as carbon dioxide, that is nonoxidizing
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inert-gas in Medicine

inert gas n.
See noble gas.

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inert-gas in Science
inert gas  
See noble gas.
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