What does neon mean?

neon meaning in General Dictionary

a colorless odorless gaseous factor that give a red shine in a vacuum pipe; the six inert gasses; happens floating around in small amounts

neon meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male

neon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1898, created by its discoverers, Sir William Ramsay and Morris W. Travers, from Greek neon, neuter of neos "new" (see brand new); so named as it was recently found. Neon sign is attested from 1927.

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Sentence Examples with the word neon

The cities are too large for my hunting and the towns so open a stranger stands out like neon sign on a starless night.

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