[nee-on] /ˈni ɒn/
Chemistry. a chemically inert gaseous element occurring in small amounts in the earth’s atmosphere, used chiefly in a type of electrical lamp. Symbol: Ne; atomic weight: 20.183; atomic number: 10; density: 0.9002 g/l at 0°C and 760 mm pressure.
a sign or advertising sign formed from .
using or containing the gas neon.
made of or formed by a or lamps:
a neon sign.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a tawdry urban district or of gaudy nighttime entertainment.
a colourless odourless rare gaseous element, an inert gas occurring in trace amounts in the atmosphere: used in illuminated signs and lights. Symbol: Ne; atomic no: 10; atomic wt: 20.1797; valency: 0; density: 0.899 90 kg/m³; melting pt: –248.59°C; boiling pt: –246.08°C
(modifier) of or illuminated by neon or neon lamps: neon sign
1898, coined by its discoverers, Sir William Ramsay and Morris W. Travers, from Greek neon, neuter of neos “new” (see new); so called because it was newly discovered. Neon sign is attested from 1927.
neon ne·on (nē’ŏn’)
A rare inert colorless gaseous element that occurs in air and glows reddish orange in an electric discharge. Atomic number 10; atomic weight 20.180; melting point -248.59°C; boiling point -246.08°C.
A rare colorless element in the noble gas group that occurs naturally in extremely small amounts in the atmosphere. It glows reddish orange when electricity passes through it, as in a tube in an electric neon light. Neon is also used for refrigeration. Atomic number 10; atomic weight 20.180; melting point -248.67°C; boiling point -245.95°C. See Periodic Table.
Charles Duff. An object-oriented extension of FORTH, for the Mac. Inheritance, SANE floating-point, system classes and objects for Mac interfacing, overlays. Sold by Kriya Systems, 1985-1988. Modified, made PD and renamed Yerk.
[nee-oh-neyt-l] /ˌni oʊˈneɪt l/ adjective 1. of or relating to newborn children. /ˌniːəʊˈneɪtəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to newborn children, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old neonatal ne·o·na·tal (nē’ō-nāt’l) adj. Of or relating to the first 28 days of an infant’s life.
- Neonatal anemia
neonatal anemia n. See erythroblastosis fetalis.
noun 1. . [braz-uh l-tuh n] /ˈbræz əl tən/ noun 1. Brazelton behavioral scale: a test widely used to evaluate infants’ responses to environmental stimuli.
- Neonatal hepatitis
neonatal hepatitis n. Hepatitis of unknown cause characterized by the onset of obstructive jaundice in the first few weeks of life and marked by hepatocyte degeneration and the appearance of multinucleated giant cells in the liver.