Inert Gas

Science / Chemistry / Inert Gas: Any of the elements of Group 18, which includes helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, radon, and element 118. These elements are referred to as 'inert' or 'noble' because they do not easily form compounds with other elements.

Other Words for Inert

Inert Noun Synonyms: inactive, unreactive, unresponsive, neutral
Inert Adjective Synonyms: sluggish, slow, torpid, dull, inactive, idle, indolent, lazy, slothful, leaden, slack, passive, supine, dormant, otiose, listless, languid or languorous


Science / Genetics / Lligase: An enzyme that functions in dna repair. MORE

Liquefied Natural Gas (Lng)

Science / Geology / Liquefied Natural Gas (Lng): Natural gas that has been converted to the liquid state by reducing its temperature. (At standard surface temperature and pressure the liquification temperature is about -260 degrees Fahrenheit.) MORE

Megaspore Mother Cell

Science / Biology / Megaspore Mother Cell: Cells that undergo meiosis to produce megaspores. MORE


Science / Biology / Megaspores: Four haploid cells produced by meiosis in the ovule of a fiower. Usually, three of these cells degenerate, with the remaining cell becoming the female gametophyte phase of the plants life cycle. Large MORE

Natural Gas

Science / Chemistry / Natural Gas: A mixture of methane and other gases, found trapped over petroleum deposits under the earth. MORE

Juvenile Gas

Science / Geology / Juvenile Gas: Gases that come to the surface for the first time from the deep interior. MORE