Inert

A material having no biological action.

inert

Type: Term Pronunciation: in-ert′ Definitions: 1. Slow in action; sluggish; inactive. 2. Devoid of active chemical properties, as the inert gases. 3. Denoting a drug or agent having no pharmacologic or therapeutic action.
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inert

[adj] - (chemistry) having only a limited ability to react chemically 2. [adj] - unable to move or resist motion 3. [adj] - slow and apathetic
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Inert

A chemical element is inert if it does not react with anything. Examples are helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon. Inert gases can be used in filament lamps to protect the filament from destruction due corrosion
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Inert

substances inactive ingredients that do not have any significant biochemical effect may be added to create a desired volume, taste, consistency, colour, or other properties.
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Inert

A substance which does not form compounds with any other element. The noble gases, which occupy Group 8 of the Periodic Table are totally inert.
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inert

Stable and unreactive under specified conditions.
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Inert

Inactive or unreactive
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Inert

In·ert' adjective [ Latin iners , inertis , unskilled, idle; prefix in- + ars art: confer French inerte . See Art .] 1. Destitute of the power of moving itself, or of active resistance to motion; as, matter is inert . 2. Indisposed ...
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inert

Unreactive. Refers to a substance which will not chemically react with anything under normal circumstances. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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inert

indifferent adjective having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive; `inert matter`; `an indifferent chemical in a reaction`
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inert

sluggish adjective slow and apathetic; `she was fat and inert`; `a sluggish worker`; `a mind grown torpid in old age`
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inert

adjective unable to move or resist motion
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inert

(in-urt´) inactive.
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Inert

• (a.) Indisposed to move or act; very slow to act; sluggish; dull; inactive; indolent; lifeless. • (a.) Not having or manifesting active properties; not affecting other substances when brought in contact with them; powerless for an expected or desired effect. • (a.) Destitute of the power of moving itself, or of active resistance to...
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inert

inert 1. Unable to move or act. 2. Sluggish in action or motion; lethargic. 3. Chemistry, not readily reactive with other elements; forming few or no chemical compounds. 4. Having no pharmacologic or therapeutic action. 5. Etymology: from French inerte (about the 16th century); from Latin inertem, iners, 'unskilled, inactive'; from in-, 'withou...
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Inert

A material that will not react chemically with other ingredients.
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Inert

a chemically inactive element, compound or material. Because of their extremely low chemical activity the noble gasses are considered to be inert substances. This term is also used for substances that are added to mixtures, primarily for their bulk and weight.
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Inert

In English, to be inert is to be in a state of doing little or nothing. ==Chemistry== In chemistry, the term inert is used to describe a substance that is not chemically reactive. The noble gases were previously known as inert gases because of their perceived lack of participation in any chemical reactions. The reason for this is that their outmos...
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inert

having no change, movement, or reaction. In chemistry, the term inert is used to describe something that is not chemically active.
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