argon argon  /ˈɑr ˌɡɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere

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Usage(s):

  1. Luckily, the fossils were trapped in sediments that were sandwiched between layers of volcanic ash, whose age can be accurately gauged by a technique known as argon-argon dating.
  2. Both documentswhich were transported from the Library of Congress to the Archives in 1952 via armored carare displayed in hermetically sealed cases filled with inert argon gas.
  3. Then a special instrument will count the argon atoms by means of their radioactivity.

News

  • HSBC Bank PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Full Repurchase

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ISIN XS0284003141 Issuer Name ARGON CAPITAL PLC Paying Agent MTN Redemption Type REPURCHASE Currency EUR O/S Balance 40,000,000.00 New Balance 0.00 Value Date 10.06.13
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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Quotes

  • "I am pleased to advise the appointment of Argon Construction to carry out the project which involves the construction of a brand new courthouse which will include a list court, a family court, a multi-use court, a 150m2 jury capable court, a...
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Rick Barker Source: Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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