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xe'non arc"




an electric arc between two metal electrodes enclosed in a quartz bulb and contained in a xenon atmosphere, used mainly as a high-intensity light source in motion-picture projectors and studio spotlights. Cf. arc light.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

xenonxenon hexafluoride

 

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