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(electricity)
Free from any electric connection to a source of potential difference from electric charge; not having a potential different from that of earth; the term is used only with reference to current-carrying parts which are sometimes alive or charged.
(geology)
In economic geology, designating a region with no economic value.
(mining engineering)
An area of subsidence that has totally settled and is not likely to move.

What does it mean when you dream about death?

Dreams about the dead or about death are not usually omens of literal death, although they may indicate anxiety about death. Violent death may represent anger and aggression, although much depends on the more general tone or “atmosphere” of the dream. When the dreamer dies but is not particularly unhappy or distraught in the dream, death often symbolizes the letting go (or “death”) of an old part of the self or the destruction of a prior stage of life. This kind of dream death is, in other words, a symbol of self-transformation. A lifeless corpse, on the other hand, may represent a feeling of devitalization—a kind of death in life that comes from adhering to a lifeless routine. (See also Burial, Coffin, Crypt, Grave, Hearse).

dead

Descriptive of electric wiring which is not connected to a source of voltage.

dead

(1)
Non-functional; down; crashed. Especially used of hardware.

dead

(2)
At XEROX PARC, software that is working but not undergoing continued development and support.
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Why use a dead language to express the Chemical Corps motto?
Latin was not a dead language but a living tool for communication.
In fact, I often accused him of being able to speak only in a dead language, such was his detailed memory of the human body.
Hebrew had been a dead language for many generations, more or less like Latin, when it was still used in the Catholic church.
London, June 6 (ANI): A team of scholars have completed a dictionary of a long dead language, which had not been spoken for more than 2,000 years, after working on it for 90-years.
Mary Beard tries to excite the pupils with the dead language using David Beckham's tattoos as a primer.
4) The process by which a dead language What is language
Or is he upset that most do not prefer, as he does, dressing up in the trappings of royalty, the yards of silk in the cappa magna, the canopies and throne chairs and all the rest--being attended by his minions, younger priests in lacy surplices, birettas and old-fashioned vestments encrusted with gold thread and jewels--all the while speaking in a dead language, facing a wall, his back to the people?
bringing a dead language suddenly and startlingly back to life.
UNESCO has warned that Irish is "definitely endangered", but Mr Blake claims: "It has never been a dead language.
In fact, college language curricula almost always take as their object of study a "grapholect," a written version of a living or dead language that is part academic construction, part historical exigency, part power politics, part sophistry.
In chapter four he discusses A Rat's Mass and A Lesson in Dead Language.