An example of neon is the gas in the open sign in the front window of the restaurant.
A neon tube.
Garish neon advertising signs.
Other Word Forms
Origin of neon
- From Greek neuter of neos new newo- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek νέον (neon), neuter of νέος (neos, “new").