neon neon  /ˈni ɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts

Synonym(s)

ne

Usage(s):

  1. The neon tube, etching its innumerable messages across the skyline, is at least as familiar a sight to urban Americans as a tree or a dog.
  2. To Rudi Stern, a Manhattan lighting designer, neon signs are more than glaring advertisements.
  3. When people see an advertising sign in which the letters or designs are formed by slender glowing glass tubes, they may know at once that it is a neon light sign.

News

  1. 19 Dazzling Photos Of Neon Signs

    Neon. It's glitz and glamour from another age, a piece of dazzling technology worked into bespoke cultural artifacts. Here's your own tribute to this aging electric artform. Read more...        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  2. Nevada: Sin City’s Neon Museum shows off its signs at night

    The Neon Museum, where Sin City’s most iconic signs go to retire, has begun aiming more than 100 multicolored spotlights on its outdoor collection of 150 signs. The Las Vegas museum has fully restored a few signs, including new bulbs, and added nighttime tours so visitors could see the neon in all its luminescent glory.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  3. Neon hues give punch to your décor

    The neon brights that peppered the 1980s are back, in fashion and décor. Highlighter hues and glow-in-the-dark tints provide a shot of adrenaline after a few seasons of mellow, mushroom-y color palettes.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

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Quotes

  1. "I hit that crossroad a while ago," Wright Penn said. "For (me), the 'I know what I don't want' was flashing neon lights."
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: Robin Wright Penn Source: msnbc.com

  2. "The most important thing I would like to do is light that almost half-assumed truth up in neon lights. Electricity in transportation has to be done. It is urgent. It is important that everything else is secondary," Grove said during a recent...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Andy Grove Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Karan, in her notes, said she was inspired by the "sexy buzz" of a city night when streets are "a blur of dotted lights and neon color."
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Donna Karan Source: FOXNews

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