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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.
References in classic literature ?
Then they chatted of all the phenomena which had astonished them one after the other, particularly the neutralization of the laws of weight.
But here reality, by the neutralizations of attractive forces, produced men in whom nothing had any weight, and who weighed nothing themselves.
Figure 13 showed the simulated total active reflection coefficient of the proposed antenna with and without neutralization line.
Facing the problem of heparin contamination with economic constraints, we attempted to use polybrene for neutralization by manually mixing this reagent with heparin-contaminated plasma, and then performing aPTT analysis using an automated analyzer.
With some notable exceptions, mAbs recognizing linear peptides demonstrated restricted patterns of recognition and neutralization. This was particularly notable for the mAbs recognizing epitopes in HVR1 but also for other Abs recognizing linear epitopes [3] (Table 2).
"It is impressive to note that protection could be observed against both neutralization sensitive and neutralization resistant viruses," said Amara.
According to the company, this deodorant ingredient has an effective odor neutralization based on innovative fermentation technology.
The basicity, acid neutralization and physical properties of the CPC-[Ca.sub.3]Si[O.sub.5] composites were investigated.
Munitions were assessed at Pine Bluff before treatment in the PBEDS, which uses a neutralization technology to provide safe, environmentally responsible treatment.
Acid inorganic liquid waste--mostly spent acids--is cost-efficiently used internally as a substitute for the acids needed in batch reactors and continuous-flow neutralization, which would otherwise have to be purchased.
This young boy's reaction is representative of Provocation Neutralization allergy therapy.