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neu·tral·i·za·tion

 (no͞o′trə-lĭ-zā′shən, nyo͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of neutralizing.
b. The state or quality of being neutralized.
2. Chemistry A reaction between an acid and a base, usually yielding a salt and water.

neutralization

In mine warfare, a mine is said to be neutralized when it has been rendered, by external means, incapable of firing on passage of a target, although it may remain dangerous to handle.

neutralization

The reaction of an acid and a base forming a salt and water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neutralization - action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war; "the neutralization of Belgium"
nullification, override - the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
2.neutralization - 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
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
3.neutralization - (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation)
destruction, devastation - the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
euphemism - an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
4.neutralization - action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action
nullification, override - the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
Translations

neutralization

[ˌnjuːtrəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nneutralización f

neutralization

nNeutralisation f; (fig)Aufhebung f

neutralization

[ˌnjuːtrəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nneutralizzazione f

neu·tral·i·za·tion

n. neutralización, proceso de anular o contrarrestar la acción de un agente.
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