Definition of Niton

1. Noun. (obsolete) radon ¹



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Definition of Niton

1. radon [n -S] - See also: radon

Medical Definition of Niton

1. Archaic term for radon. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Niton

niteries
niters
nitery
nites
nithe
nither
nithered
nithing
nithings
nithiocyamine
nitid
nitinol
nitinol filter
nitinols
nitisinone
niton (current term)
nitons
nitpick
nitpicked
nitpicker
nitpickers
nitpickier
nitpickiest
nitpickiness
nitpicking
nitpicks
nitpicky
nitr-
nitracrine
nitramide

Literary usage of Niton

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Recent Advances in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry by Alfred Walter Stewart (1920)
"niton* The discovery of thorium emanation speedily led to that of the emanation ... Pure niton can then be obtained by exploding the mixture of hydrogen and ..."

2. Chemistry and Its Borderland by Alfred Walter Stewart (1914)
"By means of this extraordinarily delicate machine, Ramsay and Gray were able to deal with a very tiny bubble of niton which weighed only about a ..."

3. Chemistry and Its Borderland by Alfred Walter Stewart (1914)
"By means of this extraordinarily delicate machine, Ramsay and Gray were able to deal with a very tiny bubble of niton which weighed only about a ..."

4. The Antiquarian Itinerary: Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic ...by James Sargant Storer by James Sargant Storer (1816)
"niton is a Tillage ahout a mile eastward from St. Catharine's, and consists of two irregular streets, principally of thatched cottages, hut huilt of stone, ..."

5. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"A great niton lord. A rich Manchester cotton manufacturer, a real lord in wealth, style of living, equipage, aud tenantry. ..."

6. Black's Picturesque Guide to The Isle of Wight by Adam and Charles Black (Firm) (1876)
"niton was one of the six churches with which William Fitz- Osbert endowed his ... niton will be found a convenient resting-place by the tourist who desires ..."

7. Some Fundamental Problems in Chemistry; Old and New by Edmund Albert Letts (1914)
"Each atom of niton gives three atoms of helium ; hence, helium from 0'0224 ... That number deducted from 716 leaves 710 ft mg. as the weight of the niton. ..."

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