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Meaning of KRYPTON

Pronunciation:  'kriptân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; occurs in trace amounts in air
 

KRYPTON is a 7 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: atomic number 36, Kr
 
 See Also: air, argonon, chemical element, element, inert gas, noble gas

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Kryp"ton\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, neut. of ? hidden.]
(Chem.)
An inert gaseous element of the argon group, occurring in air
to the extent of about one volume in a million. It was
discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1898. Liquefying point,
-- 152[deg] C.; symbol, Kr; atomic weight, 83.0.



 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A frame language.

["An Essential Hybrid Reasoning System: Knowledge and Symbol Level Accounts of KRYPTON", R.J. Brachman et al, Proc IJCAI-85, 1985].

 

 

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