Associations to the word «Neutral»


NEUTRAL, adjective. Not taking sides in a conflict such as war; nonaligned.
NEUTRAL, adjective. Favouring neither the supporting nor opposing viewpoint of a topic of debate; unbiased.
NEUTRAL, adjective. (grammar) Neither positive nor negative.
NEUTRAL, adjective. Neither beneficial nor harmful.
NEUTRAL, adjective. (biology) Having no sex; neuter.
NEUTRAL, adjective. Having no obvious colour; gray
NEUTRAL, adjective. (physics) Neither positive nor negative; possessing no charge or equivalent positive and negative charge such that there is no imbalance.
NEUTRAL, adjective. (chemistry) Having a pH near 7, neither acidic nor alkaline.
NEUTRAL, noun. A nonaligned state, or a member of such a state.
NEUTRAL, noun. A person who takes no side in a dispute.
NEUTRAL, noun. An individual or entity serving as an arbitrator or adjudicator (jargon / legal).
NEUTRAL, noun. A neutral hue.
NEUTRAL, noun. The position of a set of gears in which power cannot be transmitted to the drive mechanism.
NEUTRAL, noun. An electrical terminal or conductor which has zero or close to zero voltage with respect to the ground.
NEUTRAL CLEF, noun. (music) A symbol used for pitchless instruments, such as some of those used for percussion, for which each line can represent a specific percussion instrument within a set, such as in a drum set.
NEUTRAL CLEFS, noun. Plural of neutral clef
NEUTRAL CURRENT, noun. (physics) an exchange current which carries no electric charge and mediates certain types of electroweak interaction
NEUTRAL THIRD, noun. (music) A third that is between a major and a minor third in size; an interval of approximately three and a half semitones.
NEUTRAL VOWEL, noun. Schwa
NEUTRAL ZONE, noun. (American football) zone between the defensive line of scrimmage and the offensive line of scrimmage.
NEUTRAL ZONE, noun. (ice hockey) zone on the playing surface between the attacking zone and the defending zone as delineated by the two blue lines.
NEUTRAL ZONE, proper noun. (historical) A former area between Saudi Arabia and Iraq, abolished 1991.

Dictionary definition

NEUTRAL, noun. One who does not side with any party in a war or dispute.
NEUTRAL, adjective. Having no personal preference; "impersonal criticism"; "a neutral observer".
NEUTRAL, adjective. Having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive; "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction".
NEUTRAL, adjective. Not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or contest.
NEUTRAL, adjective. Possessing no distinctive quality or characteristics.
NEUTRAL, adjective. Having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white".
NEUTRAL, adjective. Lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics; "a neutral personality that made no impression whatever".
NEUTRAL, adjective. Having no net electric charge.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.