Meaning of NEUTRAL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈnju:trəl ]

adj. & n. --adj. 1 not helping or supporting either of two opposing sides, esp. States at war or in dispute; impartial. 2 belonging to a neutral party, State, etc. (neutral ships). 3 indistinct, vague, indeterminate. 4 (of a gear) in which the engine is disconnected from the driven parts. 5 (of colours) not strong or positive; grey or beige. 6 Chem. neither acid nor alkaline. 7 Electr. neither positive nor negative. 8 Biol. sexually undeveloped; asexual. --n. 1 a a neutral State or person. b a subject of a neutral State. 2 a neutral gear. øøneutrality n. neutrally adv. [ME f. obs. F neutral or L neutralis of neuter gender (as NEUTER)]

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