xenon词源
xenon [19] Xenon is etymologically thestrange gas. It was named in 1898 by its discoverer, the British chemist Sir William Ramsay. He adapted the term from the neuter form of Greek xnosstrange, which may be a distant relative of English gue...
xerox词源
xerox [20] Greek xērs meant dry (it may be the ultimate source of English elixir, and is perhaps distantly related to English sereneand serenade). From it was derived in the 1940s the term xerography, which denotes a process of photographi...
xylophone词源
xylophone [19] Etymologically, a xylophone makes sounds from wood. The term was coined in the 1860s from Greek xlonwood(an allusion to the instruments tuned wooden bars) and the combining form -phonesound....
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