krypton krypton  /ˈkrɪp tɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; occurs in trace amounts in air

Synonym(s)

kr

Usage(s):

  1. In 1,000,000 quarts of air there is one quart of krypton.
  2. The waves of krypton 86 have none of these failings.
  3. The water gave off radioactive xenon and krypton gases that escaped through the plant's ventilation system into the atmosphere.

News

  1. Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2013 Payouts: Full Breakdown of Earnings for Each Horse

    Lethal Force ran a brilliant race on Saturday at Ascot Racecourse in England, winning the 2013 Diamond Jubilee Stakes, via BBC Sport : 2011 Jubilee Stakes winner Society Rock was the odds-on favorite coming in at 4-1, but he wasn't able to win for a second time, coming up short for the second straight year after finishing second behind Lethal Force. Krypton Factor placed in third, overcoming ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2013 Results: Winner, Payouts and Order of Finish

    Lethal Force grabbed an early lead and never relinquished it to win the 2013 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. Favorite Society Rock finished second, and long shot Krypton Factor rounded out the top three in the day's feature race. Two separate groups formed out of the starting gate. When they merged into one huge pack, it appeared that Lethal Force's lead was in serious danger. But the ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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Quotes

  1. Obama said that "contrary to the rumors you have heard," he was not "born in a manger," but was "born on Krypton" and sent to save planet Earth.
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: KDBC

  2. Shephard said: "The Krypton Factor is an iconic UK show and I'm really excited to be picking up the mantle from the legend, Gordon Burns. As a kid, I was desperate to have a go on the assault course and make a mess of the puzzles. Having said that,...
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: Ben Shephard Source: Huddersfield Examiner

  3. Harris tells PageSix.com, "I don't think 'the American way' means what it meant in 1945. He's an alien, from Krypton; he has come to Earth to be kind of a savior for this world, not our country ...... And he has no papers."
    on Jun 27, 2006 By: Dan Harris Source: Starpulse.com (blog)

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