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Meaning of KRYPTON

Pronunciation:  'kriptân

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Kryp"ton\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, neut. of ? hidden.]
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

A frame language.

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