Found 3 items, similar to Neutral.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: neither moral nor immoral; neither good nor evil, right nor
2: having no personal preference; “impersonal criticism”
3: having only a limited ability to react chemically; not
active; “inert matter”
; “an indifferent chemical in a
4: not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or
5: having no net electric charge; not electrified [syn: electroneutral
6: lacking hue; “neutral colors like back or white”
7: of no distinctive quality or characteristics or type [ant: positive
8: lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics; “a
neutral personality that made no impression whatever”
n : one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute
English → English
A person or a nation that takes no part in a contest between
others; one who is neutral.
The neutral, as far as commerce extends, becomes a
party in the war. --R. G.
, a. [L. neutralis, fr. neuter. See Neuter
1. Not engaged on either side; not taking part with or
assisting either of two or more contending parties;
The heart can not possibly remain neutral, but
constantly takes part one way or the other.
2. Neither good nor bad; of medium quality; middling; not
decided or pronounced.
Some things good, and some things ill, do seem,
And neutral some, in her fantastic eye. --Sir J.
3. (Biol.) Neuter. See Neuter
, a., 3.
4. (Chem.) Having neither acid nor basic properties; unable
to turn red litmus blue or blue litmus red; -- said of
certain salts or other compounds. Contrasted with acid
, Neutral surface
(Mech.), that line or
plane, in a beam under transverse pressure, at which the
fibers are neither stretched nor compressed, or where the
longitudinal stress is zero. See Axis
(Mech.), the kind of equilibrium of a
body so placed that when moved slighty it neither tends to
return to its former position not depart more widely from
it, as a perfect sphere or cylinder on a horizontal plane.
(Chem.), a salt formed by the complete
replacement of the hydrogen in an acid or base; in the
former case by a positive or basic, in the latter by a
negative or acid, element or radical.
, a bluish gray pigment, used in water colors,
made by mixing indigo or other blue some warm color. the
shades vary greatly.
, the vowel element having an obscure and
indefinite quality, such as is commonly taken by the vowel
in many unaccented syllables. It is regarded by some as
identical with the [u^] in up, and is called also the
, as unformed by art and effort; it is also
called the indefinite vowel
. It is symbolized in some
phonetic alphabets by the schwa
([schwa]). See Guide to
Pronunciation, [sect] 17.