From in- + active
#Not active, temporarily or permanently
#:The volcano is inactive, but is only dormant.
#Not functioning or operating; broken down
#:The photocopier is inactive pending repair.
#Retired from duty or service
#:Admiral Jones is now on the inactive list.
#chemistry Relatively inert
#:Aluminium is inactive towards water.
#physics Showing no optical activity in polarized light
#:Synthetic glycine is optically inactive as it contains equal amounts of the d- and l- form.
trans-top|Not active, temporarily or permanently
Finnish: ei toiminta|toiminnassa oleva
trans-top|Not functioning or operating; broken down
trans-top|Retired from duty or service
trans-top|Showing no optical activity in polarized light