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inert

Chem having only a limited ability to react chemically; unreactive

inert

[i′nərt]
(science and technology)
Lacking an activity, reactivity, or effect.
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Some AAP volunteers had spotted Gajendra Singh, a father of three, with his scarf around his neck and informed the party leaders, who then requested Singh to climb down and lashed out at Delhi Police for their inertness.
Notably, the series' performance property benefits include: high swelling capability, low surface energy, inertness, anti-agglomeration, and easy processing to maximize both transmittance and haze for the best look.
PEEK also demonstrates other high-performance characteristics such as dimensional stability, high burst pressure, chemical inertness, heat resistance, and outstanding lubricity.
Exposing material to liquid nitrogen is said to help prevent melting or decomposition, or achieve embrittlement, resulting in a higher yield of particles in the desired target range, more uniform particle size distribution, higher production rates, improved product quality and enhanced process safety due to the nitrogen inertness.
Gold is chemically uncomplicated and less reactive: "Gold's relative inertness means you can create an elaborate golden jaguar and be confident that 1,000 years later it can be found in a museum display case in central London, still in pristine condition," Rowlatt writes.
The new, self-priming, diaphragm pump has been designed for precise dosing in the mi-crolitre range and combines high dosing accuracy and precision with chemical inertness.
Silicones are known for properties that are not provided by any other polymer, such as hot air resistance, low-temperature flexibility, and chemical inertness.
For more than 50 years, polyethylene (PE) piping systems have been successfully used in all types of fuel gas piping applications because it has a well-documented inertness to both the external soil environment and to natural gas," he continued.
Metal nanoshells are of great interests, especially gold nanoshells, due to their tunable optical resonances, inertness in biological medium, good biocompatibility, and ready bioconjugation.
Feb 19, 2013 MOSCOW, (SANA) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that Russia feels that solving the crisis in Syria has started to move on from point of inertness.
THATTA -- The Fishers' Folk Forum (FFF), have expressed their strong chagrin at the indifference and inertness of Pakistani government to resolve fisher folk issues.
Muhamedi adds that the inertness of the Albanian parties in connection to the voter's lists has for years enabled Macedonian parties to get around 15 fictitious MPs.