Definitions for "INERT GAS"
Keywords:  argon, neon, krypton, helium, xenon
Any gas of a group including helium, radon and nitrogen, formerly considered chemically inactive.
inert gases; noble gas; noble gases. 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.
Is one that does not enter into known chemical combination, either with itself or another element. There are four known gases of this type: helium; neon; argon and krypton. or a gas that does not supply any of the needs of combustion. ( 030)