Complete Definition of "neutral"

English
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Etymology
From MF. neutral (French: neutre), from L. neutralis.
Pronunciation
(UK): IPA|/ˈnjuːtɹəl/, SAMPA|/"nju:[email protected]/
(US): IPA|/ˈnuːtɹəl/, SAMPA|/"nu:[email protected]/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Not taking sides in a conflict such as war; nonaligned.
  2. Favouring neither the supporting nor opposing viewpoint of a topic of debate; unbiased.
  3. grammar Neither positive nor negative.
  4. Neither beneficial nor harmful.
  5. Having no sex; neuter.
  6. Having no obvious colour; gray

#physics Neither positive nor negative; possessing no charge or equivalent positive and negative charge such that there is no imbalance.
#chemistry Having a pH of 7, neither acidic nor alkaline.

Translations
trans-top|Not taking sides in a conflict such as war
Albanian: neutral
Arabic: Arab|محايد IPAchar|(muħāyed)
Chinese: 中立 (zhōng lì)
Dutch: neutraal
Finnish: puollueeton
French: neutre
German: #German|neutral
Hungarian: semleges
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Italian: neutrale
Japanese: 中立の (ちゅうりつの, chūritsu no)
Korean: 중럅의 (jungnip-ui)
Polish: neutralny, bezstronny
Portuguese: neutro
Russian: нейтральный (nejtrál’nyj)
Spanish: neutral
Swedish: neutral
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trans-top|Neither beneficial nor harmful
Albanian: asnjanës
French: neutre
German: #German|neutral
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trans-top|Having no sex; neuter
Albanian: asnjanës
French: neutre
Hungarian: nem nélküli
Korean: 중성의 (jungseong-ui)
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trans-top|Having no obvious colour; gray
Albanian: neutral
German: #German|neutral
Hungarian: szürke
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trans-top|(physics) Neither positive nor negative
Albanian: asnjanës
Chinese: 不带电 (bù dài diàn)
French: neutre
German: #German|neutral
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trans-top|(chemistry) Neither acidic nor alkaline
Albanian: neutral
French: neutre
German: #German|neutral
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A nonaligned state, or a member of such a state
  2. A person who takes no side in a dispute
  3. A neutral hue
  4. The position of a set of gears in which power cannot be transmitted to the drive mechanism
  5. An electrical terminal that is not electrified

Translations
trans-top|A nonaligned state, or a member of such a state
German: #German|neutraler Staat m
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trans-top|A person who takes no side in a dispute
German: Neutraler m
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trans-top|A neutral hue
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trans-top|The position of a set of gears
Arabic: Arab|نقطة العطالة IPAchar|(núqtit al-ʕaʈāla) f
Chinese: 空档 (kòng dǎng]
French: point mort m
German: Leerlaufstellung f, Ruhelage f
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Hungarian: üresjárat, üresben, nullában
Portuguese: ponto morto m
Russian: нейтральное (nejtrál’noje) n
Spanish: punto muerto m, punto neutral m
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trans-top|An electrical terminal that is not electrified
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German

Adjective
de-adj|comparativeneutraler|superlativeneutralsten

  1. #English|neutral

de:neutral
fa:neutral
fr:neutral
io:neutral
it:neutral
lt:neutral
hu:neutral
pl:neutral
ru:neutral
simple:neutral
fi:neutral
ta:neutral
te:neutral
vi:neutral
tr:neutral
zh:neutral

Revision and Credits for"neutral"
  • 2007-12-20 23:12 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/68.44.104.45|68.44.104.45]] ([[User_talk:68.44.104.45|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Stephen G. Brown|Stephen G. Brown]]

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