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Pronunciation: nu'tral


  1. Exhibiting no positive properties; indifferent.
  2. chemistry neither acid nor alkaline, [OH-] = [H+].
  3. Having the same number of positive and negative charges.

[L. neutralis, fr. neuter, neither]

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