nonpoisonous


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nonpoisonous

(nɒnˈpɔɪzənəs)
adj
not having the effects or qualities of a poison
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonpoisonous - not producing poison
atoxic, nontoxic - not producing or resulting from poison
2.nonpoisonous - safe to eat
comestible, eatable, edible - suitable for use as food
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Compostable wastes or biodegradable wastes are wastes that can be broken down to nonpoisonous substances through the natural action of microorganisms.
The minister's adviser of Biodiversity Moustafa Fouda asserted that all kinds of jellyfish monitored on Egypt's shores are harmless and nonpoisonous.
Developed in the 1930s, Freon and other chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) were nonflammable and nonpoisonous alternatives to earlier toxic or flammable refrigerants, and millions of pounds were manufactured through the 1970s, when scientists figured out that the chlorine in CFCs was destroying the ozone layer--the main thing standing between us and harmful UV radiation from the sun.
I thought it was nonpoisonous, but I couldn't be sure.
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The nonpoisonous Brown Belly California kingsnake called Hiss belongs to Gareth Niven, 21, who lives on Caroline's street in Guardbridge, Fife.
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DNA sequencing employs poisonous dideoxynucleotide tri-phosphates (diNTPs) in a 1:1 ratio with the nonpoisonous dNTPs.
Unlike the poisonous herb made famous by Shakespeare and Socrates that goes by the same name, hemlocks are nonpoisonous, shade-tolerant, evergreen trees widely planted in backyards, landscapes, and gardens.
The RSPCA took the nonpoisonous American corn snake away next morning.
According to a University of Florida IFAS Extension report, many species of nonpoisonous snakes are very beneficial in rodent control.
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