What is neutral?

  • (noun): One who does not side with any party in a war or dispute.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Neutral and neutrality may mean the following:

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Some articles on neutral:

Neutral - Other and Related Senses
... Neutral (usually abbreviated "N"), the state where no gears are selected for a motor vehicle's transmission ... Neutral point of view ("NPOV"), a stance or tone that is free from bias (see Objectivity (journalism)) ... Neutral Nation, a group of Native Americans ...
Receptacle Tester - Tests Performed - Safety
... Second, and more importantly, if the live wire is connected but the neutral or ground wire is not, a dangerous situation could be created by preventing safety mechanisms from operating properly ... that simple three light testers cannot detect two potentially serious house wiring errors (1) neutral and ground reversed at the receptacle ... (2) a "bootleg" ground, where the neutral and ground pins have been connected together at the receptacle ...
Dragon Deities - Astilabor
... Acquisitor, Hoardmistress Power level Greater Power or Lesser Deity Alignment Chaotic Neutral or Neutral Portfolio Acquisitiveness, status, wealth Domains ... All of her followers are neutral in some aspect of their alignment ...
Blowing Up Russia: Terror From Within - Reviews - Neutral
... Historian Robert Service for The Guardian "In 2002 their jointly written book failed to appeal to established publishers in the west ... It has taken Litvinenko's murder for the book to appear in this updated edition.. ...
Shared Neutral
... A shared neutral is a connection in which a plurality of circuits use the same neutral connection ... This is also known as a common neutral, and the circuits and neutral together are sometimes referred to as an Edison circuit ...

More definitions of "neutral":

  • (adj): Having no net electric charge; not electrified.
    Synonyms: electroneutral
  • (adj): Neither moral nor immoral; neither good nor evil, right nor wrong.
  • (adj): Lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics.
    Example: "A neutral personality that made no impression whatever"
  • (adj): Having no personal preference.
    Example: "A neutral observer"
    Synonyms: impersonal
  • (adj): Having only a limited ability to react chemically; not active.
    Synonyms: inert, indifferent
  • (adj): Not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or contest.
  • (adj): Lacking hue.
    Example: "Neutral colors like back or white"
  • (adj): Of no distinctive quality or characteristics or type.

Famous quotes containing the word neutral:

    The United States must be neutral in fact as well as in name.... We must be impartial in thought as well as in action ... a nation that neither sits in judgment upon others nor is disturbed in her own counsels and which keeps herself fit and free to do what is honest and disinterested and truly serviceable for the peace of the world.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)

    The seashore is a sort of neutral ground, a most advantageous point from which to contemplate this world. It is even a trivial place. The waves forever rolling to the land are too far-traveled and untamable to be familiar. Creeping along the endless beach amid the sun-squall and the foam, it occurs to us that we, too, are the product of sea-slime.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)