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ATOMIC NUMBER 2

 Dictionary entry overview: What does atomic number 2 mean? 

ATOMIC NUMBER 2 (noun)
  The noun ATOMIC NUMBER 2 has 1 sense:

1. a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)

  Familiarity information: ATOMIC NUMBER 2 used as a noun is very rare.


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ATOMIC NUMBER 2 (noun)


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Meaning:

A very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 2; He; helium

Hypernyms ("atomic number 2" is a kind of...):

chemical element; element (any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter)

argonon; inert gas; noble gas (any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table)


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