inert
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ɪnˈɝt/
Adjective

inert

  1. Unable to move or act; inanimate.
  2. In chemistry, not readily reacting with other elements or compounds.
  3. Having no therapeutic action.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • German: inaktiv
Noun

inert (plural inerts)

  1. (chemistry) A substance that does not react chemically.
Verb

inert (inerts, present participle inerting; past and past participle inerted)

  1. To fill with an inert gas to reduce the risk of explosion.



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