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unreactive

(ˌʌnrɪˈæktɪv)
adj
(Chemistry) (of a substance) not readily partaking in chemical reactions
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Adj.1.unreactive - (chemistry) not reacting chemically
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
reactive - participating readily in reactions; "sodium is a reactive metal"; "free radicals are very reactive"
2.unreactive - not tending to react to stimulationunreactive - not tending to react to stimulation
insensitive - not responsive to physical stimuli; "insensitive to radiation"
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Most of these gases are highly unreactive, as a result of which they are widely used in non-reactive applications.
Hence, the reactive area will stay constant during deepening of the etch pit until the pit intersects an unreactive part of the grain, preventing further deepening.
n]H where n = 8 to 100) offers high penetration into porous materials and is relatively unreactive with most materials.
We do not know if he would get along with a dog, although he seems to be unreactive.
2%) plasma samples from the survey that were unreactive by Wantai were tested for HEV IgM and IgG.
Surgeons tried again the next day and Bradley's parents were told this surgery had been a success, but they said he deteriorated further with his pupils becoming dilated and unreactive and his eyes began to bulge from his head.
The affected pupil is dilated and either reacts sluggishly or is completely unreactive.
Ultra safe and unreactive, completely invisible and clocking in at 2,100mAh of power: enough to fully charge an iPhone 6, and then some.
I sent my sincerest apologies; you caught me at a time where I was just about to begin my pre-match meeting and I did not mean to come across as being unreactive.
His right pupil was dilated and unreactive to light and he had features of Cushing's reflex with bradycardia and hypertension.
Hypothermia symptoms include intense shivering, lethargy, clumsiness, confusion, irritability, unreactive pupils and central-nervous-system dysfunction that causes the individual to no longer feel cold.