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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ne·on /ˈniˌɑn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ne·on /ˈnɪˌɑn/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in
          a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the
          air in small amounts [syn: Ne, atomic number 10]

From: Elements database 20001107

 Symbol: Ne
 Atomic number: 10
 Atomic weight: 20.183
 Colourless gaseous element of group 18 on the periodic table (noble
 gases). Neon occurs in the atmosphere, and comprises 0.0018% of the volume
 of the atmosphere. It has a distinct reddish glow when used in discharge
 tubes and neon based lamps. It forms almost no chemical compounds. Neon
 was discovered in 1898 by Sir William Ramsey and M.W. Travers.