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xenon arc

xe·non arc
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zee-non, zen-on ahrk]
    • /ˈzi nɒn, ˈzɛn ɒn ɑrk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zee-non, zen-on ahrk]
    • /ˈzi nɒn, ˈzɛn ɒn ɑrk/

Definition of xenon arc words

  • noun xenon arc an electric arc between two metal electrodes enclosed in a quartz bulb and contained in a xenon atmosphere, used mainly as a high-intensity light source in motion-picture projectors and studio spotlights. 1

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Origin of xenon arc

First appearance:

before 1970
One of the 2% newest English words
First recorded in 1970-75

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Parts of speech for Xenon arc

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

xenon arc popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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