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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Neuter (0.01093 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Neuter.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: neuter neuter adj 1: of grammatical gender; "`it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun" [ant: masculine, feminine] 2: having no or imperfectly developed or nonfunctional sex organs [syn: sexless] neuter n : a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine) v : remove the ovaries of; “Is your cat spayed?” [syn: alter, spay, castrate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Neuter Neuter \Neu"ter\, n. 1. A person who takes no part in a contest; one who is either indifferent to a cause or forbears to interfere; a neutral. [1913 Webster] The world's no neuter; it will wound or save. --Young. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram.) (a) A noun of the neuter gender; any one of those words which have the terminations usually found in neuter words. (b) An intransitive verb. [1913 Webster] 3. (Biol.) An organism, either vegetable or animal, which at its maturity has no generative organs, or but imperfectly developed ones, as a plant without stamens or pistils, as the garden Hydrangea; esp., one of the imperfectly developed females of certain social insects, as of the ant and the common honeybee, which perform the labors of the community, and are called workers. [1913 Webster] Neuter \Neu"ter\, a. [L., fr. ne not + uter whether; akin to E. whether. See No, and Whether, and cf. Neither.] 1. Neither the one thing nor the other; on neither side; impartial; neutral. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] In all our undertakings God will be either our friend or our enemy; for Providence never stands neuter. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram.) (a) Having a form belonging more especially to words which are not appellations of males or females; expressing or designating that which is of neither sex; as, a neuter noun; a neuter termination; the neuter gender. (b) Intransitive; as, a neuter verb. [1913 Webster] 3. (Biol.) Having no generative organs, or imperfectly developed ones; sexless. See Neuter, n., 3. [1913 Webster]

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