What is another word for krypton?

121 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kɹˈɪptən], [ kɹˈɪptən], [ k_ɹ_ˈɪ_p_t_ə_n]

Krypton is a noble gas identified by its atomic number 36. It is odorless, colorless, and tasteless. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe krypton. Some of those synonyms include the noble gas of Group 18 of the periodic table, one of the inert gases, and a chemical element that is present in minute amounts in the earth's atmosphere. Other synonyms include rare gases, unreactive gases, and non-metal elements. Krypton is also known as being a component of fluorescent and incandescent light bulbs, as well as being used in laser technology and high-speed photography.

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    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

    Usage examples for Krypton

    There were a few tourists gaping at the grotesque old black stone buildings, and under a krypton-bulb at a corner, two men in the drab uniform of the Patrol stood eyeing passersby sharply.
    "The World with a Thousand Moons"
    Edmond Hamilton
    05 per cent hydrogen, and the rest krypton and xenon apparently.
    "The Black Star Passes"
    John W Campbell

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