krypton Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
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kryptonnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkrɪp.tɒn/  us   /-tɑːn/ (symbol Kr)
a chemical element that is a gas that does not react with other elements and is used in some types of lights and lasers
Translations of “krypton”
in Vietnamese Kripton…
in Spanish kriptón, criptón…
in Thai คริปทอน, แก๊สเฉื่อยไม่มีสี…
in Malaysian kripton…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氪…
in Indonesian kripton…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氪…
(Definition of krypton from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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