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Neutralisation

Neutralisation is a member of the word family neutral, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun neutralisation

What does neutralisation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water
  2. (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation)
    • usage: euphemism
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • alternative spelling: neutralization
    • more generic words: destruction / devastation = the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
  3. action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war
  4. action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action

Alternative definition of the noun neutralisation

noun

  1. The act of neutralising.

Explanation

Neutralisation in the immunological sense refers to the ability of antibodies to block the site on bacteria or viruses that they use to enter their target cell. One example of this within biology is a neutralizing antibody.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Neutralisation

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Google previewA Grammar of Wambule (2004)

Grammar, Lexicon, Texts, and Cultural Survey of a Kiranti Tribe of Eastern Nepal by Jean Robert Opgenort

Neutralisation is the loss of contrast between two or more phonemes in a particular environment. As is often the case with languages of the Tibeto-Burman family, the distribution and identity of phonemes can be fruitfully analysed in terms of ...

Google previewProcess Automation Handbook (2007)

A Guide to Theory and Practice by Jonathan Love

In-lineNeutralisation 34.3 Anti-Logging Approach Neutralisation is the process whereby acid and base reagents are mixed to produce a product of specified pH. In the context of waste water and effluent treatment ...

Google previewJournal of the Society of Chemical Industry (1899)

by Society of Chemical Industry (Great Britain)

The neutralisation is a process of great ...

Google previewA Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwa (2 Vols.) (2010)

by Anton Lustig

imitating the sound of whining • Neutralisation rule 1 Just as the three-way Burmese tonal distinction is neutralised before a final glottal stop, the distinction between Zaiwa tones /11/, / 55/, /35/ and /31/ is ...

Google previewUre's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines ... Edited by R. Hunt. ... Fifth edition, ... rewritten and ... enlarged (1860)

by Andrew URE

This being done, 1000 grains' measure of the filtrate, that is to say, one-tenth part of the whole solution, is transferred to a glass beaker, in which the saturation or neutralisation is to be effected, which is best done by means of a pipette capable ...

Google previewUres̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1867)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure, Robert Hunt

This being done, 1000 grains' measure of the filtrate, that is to say, one-tenth part of the whole solution, is transferred to a glass beaker, in which the saturation or neutralisation is to be effected, which is best done by means of a pipette capable ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (1872)

by Henry Watts

Tho precipitate is very readily soluble in excess of tho alkali used for neutralisation, may be repreci pita ted by again neutralising with an acid, again redissolvod by excess, and so on. It is also soluble in dilute solutions of alkaline carbonates.

Google previewNewnes Dictionary of Electronics (2002)

by S W Amos, Roger Amos

neutralisation Use of a balancing network to counteract the feedback between the input and output terminals of an active device which ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences. Supplement (1872)

by Henry Watts

The precipitate is very readily soluble in excess of tho alkali used for neutralisation, may bo reprccipitated by again neutralising with an acid, again redissolved by excess, and so on. It is also solublo in dilute solutions of alkaline carbonates.

Google previewDICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY VOL. LVII (1899)

' La Neutralisation du Canal de ...

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Scrabble value of N1E1U1T1R1A1L1I1S1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 14-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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