Definition of krypton noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkrɪptɒn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɪptɑːn//
[uncountable] (symbol Kr)
jump to other results
a chemical element. Krypton is a gas that does not react with anything, used in fluorescent lights and lasers. Word Originlate 19th cent.: from Greek krupton, neuter of kruptos ‘hidden’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: krypton

Other results

All matches