Definitions for neutral
ˈnu trəl, ˈnyu-neu·tral
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word neutral.
one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute
having no personal preference
"impersonal criticism"; "a neutral observer"
inert, indifferent, neutraladjective
having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
"inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction"
not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or contest
possessing no distinctive quality or characteristics
having no hue
"neutral colors like black or white"
lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics
"a neutral personality that made no impression whatever"
having no net electric charge
A nonaligned state, or a member of such a state.
A person who takes no side in a dispute.
An individual or entity serving as an arbitrator or adjudicator (jargon / legal).
A neutral hue.
The position of a set of gears in which power cannot be transmitted to the drive mechanism.
An electrical terminal or conductor which has zero or close to zero voltage with respect to the ground.
Not taking sides in a conflict such as war; nonaligned.
Favouring neither the supporting nor opposing viewpoint of a topic of debate; unbiased.
Neither positive nor negative.
Neither beneficial nor harmful.
Having no sex; neuter.
Having no obvious colour; gray
Neither positive nor negative; possessing no charge or equivalent positive and negative charge such that there is no imbalance.
Having a pH of 7, neither acidic nor alkaline.
Etymology: From neutral (French: neutre), from neutralis.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: neutral, French.
Who can be wise, amaz’d, temp’rate and furious,
Loyal and neutral, in a moment? No man. William Shakespeare.
He no sooner heard that king Henry was settled by his victory, but forthwith he sent ambassadors unto him, to pray that he would stand neutral. Francis Bacon, Hen. VII.
The allies may be supplied for money, from Denmark and other neutral states. Joseph Addison, on the War.
Some things good, and some things ill do seem,
And neutral some, in her fantastic eye. Davies.
Salts which are neither acid nor alkaline, are called neutral. Arbuthnot.
One who does not act nor engage on either side.
The treacherous who have misled others, and the neutrals and the false-hearted friends and followers, who have started aside like a broken bow, are to be noted. Francis Bacon.
not engaged on either side; not taking part with or assisting either of two or more contending parties; neuter; indifferent
neither good nor bad; of medium quality; middling; not decided or pronounced
neuter. See Neuter, a., 3
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, and alkaline
a person or a nation that takes no part in a contest between others; one who is neutral
Etymology: [L. neutralis, fr. neuter. See Neuter.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nū′tral, adj. being neuter, indifferent: taking no part on either side: unbiassed: neither very good nor very bad, of no decided character: having no decided colour, bluish or grayish: (chem.) neither acid nor alkaline.—n. a person or nation that takes no part in a contest.—n. Neutralisā′tion.—v.t. Neu′tralise, to declare by convention any nation permanently neutral or neutral during certain hostilities: to make inert: to render of no effect.—ns. Neu′traliser; Neutral′ity, state of taking no part on either of two sides: those who are neutral.—adv. Neu′trally.—Neutral tint, a dull grayish colour; Neutral vowel, the vowel-sound heard in but, firm, her, &c., and commonly in unaccented syllables.—Armed neutrality, the condition of a neutral power ready to repel aggression from either belligerent. [L. neutralis—neuter, neither.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In combat and combat support operations, an identity applied to a track whose characteristics, behavior, origin, or nationality indicate that it is neither supporting nor opposing friendly forces. See also hostile; suspect; unknown.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Not engaged on either side; not taking part with either of contending parties; neuter.
A person or nation that takes no part in a contest between others.
A person that chooses to listen and allow a person to express their feelings and respects their opinion and creates together a peaceful, loving, fair and just solution.
In peacetalks its wise to have a neutral person to chair the talks so just and fair solutions can be created with people.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'neutral' in Adjectives Frequency: #743
The numerical value of neutral in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of neutral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
The only reason that we're talking about critical race theory is because Glenn Youngkin had 18 months to convince people that Glenn Youngkin was not a fire-breathing horns out of Glenn Youngkin skull racist. You can only talk about critical race theory if you present yourself as the kind of neutral white guy who’s like, ‘ I don't dislike brown people, I just think this is going a little too far. ’ So it only works if you've been able to present yourself as neutral or non-hostile on race issues. That's not something that a lot of Republicans are very good at.
The commission's hostility was inconsistent with the First Amendment's guarantee that our laws be applied in a manner that is neutral toward religion.
I expect Federal Reserve to signal another half-percentage-point hike is likely at their next decision in June, and that additional hikes — probably no specifics on the number or magnitude — are coming in the second half of the year, federal Reserve wants short-term interest rates to get back to a level that is at least neutral -- meaning neither adding or subtracting to growth -- as fast as possible without causing turmoil in financial markets.
Since then, all young women nationwide find that girls who are dressed as guys are no less handsome and more sexually attractive and secure than real guys, in the subculture, neutral-looking, slender and short-hair girls resemble the ideal male image in the world of manga (Japanese comics). This positioning appeals to a lot of people of the new generation.
This would offset the impact of a decline in the long-run neutral real rate of interest by giving the( Fed) more' policy space' to respond to adverse shocks.
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- نقطة العطالة, محايدArabic
- neutre, neutralCatalan, Valencian
- Ruhelage, Leerlaufstellung, Neutraler, neutralGerman
- ουδέτερη χώρα, νεκρά, ουδέτερος, άφυλοςGreek
- neutral, neutro, punto neutral, punto muertoSpanish
- nolla, nollajohdin, neutraali sävy, puolueeton, vapaa, puolueeton valtioFinnish
- neutre, point mortFrench
- nem nélküli, üresjárat, semlegesHungarian
- neutro, neutraleItalian
- 중립의, 중성의, 중럅의Korean
- неутралец, бесполен, среден, неутрален, лерMacedonian
- bezstronny, neutralnyPolish
- ponto morto, neutroPortuguese
- cenușiu, stat nealiniat, bornă neutră, neutru, persoană neutră, șters, conductor neutru, stat neutru, imparțialRomanian
- нейтральный, нейтральноеRussian
- neutral, asnjanësAlbanian
- Trung tínhVietnamese
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