Definitions for kryptonˈkrɪp tɒn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kryp•tonˈkrɪp tɒn(n.)

  1. an inert monatomic gaseous element, present in very small amounts in the atmosphere.

    Category: Chemistry

    Ref: Symbol: Kr 2

Origin of krypton:

1895–1900; < Gk; see crypt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. krypton, Kr, atomic number 36(noun)

    a colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; occurs in trace amounts in air


  1. krypton(Noun)

    A chemical element (symbol Kr) with an atomic number of 36; one of the noble gases.

  2. Origin: Neuter form of κρυπτός.


  1. Krypton

    Krypton is a frame-based computer programming language.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Krypton

    A noble gas that is found in the atmosphere. It has the atomic symbol Kr, atomic number 36, atomic weight 83.80, and has been used in electric bulbs.


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