- peacefully resistant in response to injustice 2. [adj] - (grammar) passive voice 3. [adj] - lacking in energy or will
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Movement is not brought about by the person`s own efforts. Instead another person, e.g., a physiotherapist, moves the parts of the body in question. This can be used to keep muscles and joints working in people with nerve problems that prevent voluntary movement, such as in spinal cord injury.
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A circuit with no active elements.
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an instrument`s electronics which has no power source (like a 9 volt battery) or active circuitry
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(1) A metal corroding under the control of a surface reaction product. (2) The state of the metal surface characterized by low corrosion rates in a potential region that is strongly oxidizing for the metal. (3) The state of a metal when its behavior is much more noble than its position in the EMF series would predict. This is a surface phenomena.
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[ Latin passivus
: confer French passif
. See Passion
Not active, but acted upon; suffering or receiving impressions or influences; as, they were passive
spectators, not actors in the scene. « The passive
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Neither spontaneous nor active, not produced by active efforts. ... Origin: L. Passivus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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peacefully resistant in response to injustice; `passive resistance`
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(pas´iv) neither spontaneous nor active; not produced by active efforts.
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• (a.) Receiving or enduring without either active sympathy or active resistance; without emotion or excitement; patient; not opposing; unresisting; as, passive obedience; passive submission. • (a.) Inactive; inert; not showing strong affinity; as, red phosphorus is comparatively passive. • (a.) Designating certain morbid conditions,
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(L. passivus) neither spontaneous nor active; not produced by active efforts.
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passive 1. Influenced or acted upon without exerting influence or acting in return; offering no opposition or resistance; receiving or enduring without resistance; submissive; unassertive, compliant. 2. Acted upon by an external agency; receptive to outside impressions or influences without resistance.
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Income or loss from business activities in which a person does not materially participate, such as a limited partnership.
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Not active. A passive crossover uses no external power and results in insertion loss. A passive speaker is one without internal amplification.
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qualifies a circuit element or a circuit for which the time integral of the instantaneous power cannot be negative over any time interval beginning at an instant before the first supply of electric energy NOTE 1 - Under periodic conditions, the integration interval can comprise an integral number of periods instead of beginning at minus infinity. N
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pertaining to an electrical network or device which functions without any source of energy other than the input signals
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passive: see voice.
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It is a state where one is not actively involved or is dormant. It may termed as in passive trustee who is not invoved in day to day activities, passive partner or dormant partner in a partnership firm who has liability to the extent of his investments only and has no say in management. It can be further said to be a state where one does not respon
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adj. referring to being inactive. A "passive trustee" is one who has no responsibilities other than to hold title or wait for an event which would activate the trust. "Passive income" for tax purposes includes any income in which there is no effort or active management, and is treated differently for some purposes, such as Social Security income li
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pas′iv Definitions: 1. Not active; submissive.
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`Passive` is a song from the band A Perfect Circle`s 2004 album eMOTIVe The song is a remake of the song `Vacant` by the now-defunct band Tapeworm. `Vacant` was notably first performed by A Perfect Circle without Trent Reznor`s agreement. ==Track listing== ==Video== The song is used in the film Constantine and the music video uses im
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Income or loss from business activities in which a person does not materially participate, such as a
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