electroneutral vs neutral what difference

what is difference between electroneutral and neutral

English

Etymology

electro- +‎ neutral

Adjective

electroneutral (not comparable)

  1. (physics) Having no net electric charge

Related terms

  • electroneutralize


English

Etymology

From Middle French neutral (compare modern French neutre), from Latin neutralis.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈnjuːtɹəl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈnuːtɹəl/, [ˈnuːt͡ʃɹəl]

Adjective

neutral (comparative more neutral, superlative most neutral)

  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.
    • 1711, Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times
      The heart can not possibly remain neutral, but constantly takes part one way or the other.
  3. (grammar) Neither positive nor negative.
  4. Neither beneficial nor harmful.
    • c. 1600, Sir John Davies, The Original, Nature, and Immortality of the Sou
      Some things good, and some things ill, do seem, / And neutral some, in her fantastic eye.
  5. (biology) Having no sex; neuter.
  6. Having no obvious colour; gray
  7. (physics) Neither positive nor negative; possessing no charge or equivalent positive and negative charge such that there is no imbalance.
  8. (chemistry) Having a pH of or near 7, neither acidic nor alkaline.

Synonyms

  • (neither beneficial nor harmful): innocuous

Derived terms

  • carbon-neutral, carbon neutral
  • neutral section

Translations

Noun

neutral (plural neutrals)

  1. A nonaligned state, or a member of such a state.
  2. A person who takes no side in a dispute.
  3. An individual or entity serving as an arbitrator or adjudicator.
  4. A neutral hue.
  5. The position of a set of gears in which power cannot be transmitted to the drive mechanism.
  6. An electrical terminal or conductor which has zero or close to zero voltage with respect to the ground.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Renault, run late, unalert, unalter

Catalan

Adjective

neutral (masculine and feminine plural neutrals)

  1. neutral

Danish

Adjective

neutral

  1. neutral

Inflection


German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɔɪ̯ˈtʁaːl/
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective

neutral (comparative neutraler, superlative am neutralsten)

  1. neutral

Declension

Further reading

  • “neutral” in Duden online

Spanish

Alternative forms

  • neutro

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neuˈtɾal/, [neu̯ˈt̪ɾal]

Adjective

neutral (plural neutrales)

  1. neutral

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neːɵˈtrɑːl/

Adjective

neutral

  1. neutral
  2. (grammar) intransitive

Declension

Related terms

  • neutralisera
  • neutralitet

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