inanimate


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inanimate

[in′an·ə·mət]
(medicine)
Lacking consciousness or life.
(science and technology)
A lifeless object.
References in classic literature ?
It centered about the slayer of his mate, of course; but it included everything German, animate or inanimate.
Aside from seeing you, which is my principal reason for being here, and satisfying myself that I can transport inanimate things from Mars to Earth, and therefore animate things if I so desire, I have no purpose.
But, spitting it out, he declined thereafter to bite it, knowing it for what it was, an inanimate thing upon which his teeth could inflict no hurt.
The waves of air of the proper length, propagated in accordance with correct mathematical formulas, flowed around all the inanimate things in the room, lapped against Mrs Verloc's head as if it had been a head of stone.
And the fearful thrashing he had given the inanimate Ziemianitch seemed to him a sign of intimate union, a pathetically severe necessity of brotherly love.
But while Christianity has obsessed over the future of humanity, it has neglected the ends for nonhuman animals, inanimate creatures, and angels.
A study published by the National Library of Medicine found "[The Superbug] MRSA was recirculated among the patients, the air, and the inanimate environments, especially when there was movement in the rooms.
Examples: polysyllabic, sesquipedalian, pentasyllabic, terse, inflected, enunciable, inanimate, sybillant.
Elaborating more about his love for his colourful, inanimate kids, Dave admits tucking one under his shirt and sleeping with the chosen one.
Contract notice: Provision of services in the field of pruning and sanitation, livestock and forest protection, tourism development, animal protection, fire protection and the protection of non-forest ecosystems, water, and soil inanimate nature in the kampinos national park in 2016.
Stumbling across the website, Inanimate Alice at a MYSA Conference a few years ago has proven to be like stumbling across a gold mine.
Cleans or removes dirt, soil, dust, debris, inanimate scum, inanimate nutrients, inanimate organic particulates, or inanimate contaminants.