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neon British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 10, an inert gaseous element of the noble gas group. It is obtained by the distillation of liquid air and is used in fluorescent lamps and illuminated advertising signs

neon New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 10, a noble gas

Ne in neon British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 10, an inert gaseous element of the noble gas group. It is obtained by the distillation of liquid air and is used in fluorescent lamps and illuminated advertising signs

neon tetra British & World English

A small Amazonian characin (fish) with a shining blue-green stripe along each side and a red band near the tail, popular in aquaria

neon tetra in tetra British & World English

A small tropical freshwater fish that is typically brightly coloured. Native to Africa and America, many tetras are popular in aquaria