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inert 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/iˈnərt/,
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Lacking the ability or strength to move,
  1. Lacking the ability or strength to move
    • - she lay inert in her bed
  2. Lacking vigor
    • - an inert political system
  3. Chemically inactive


  1. unable to move or resist motion
  2. having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive; "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction"
  3. slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age"
  4. (inertness) immobility by virtue of being inert
  5. In English, to be inert is to be in a state of doing little or nothing.
  6. A substance that does not react chemically; unable to move or act; inanimate; sluggish or lethargic; in chemistry, not readily reacting with other elements or compounds; having no therapeutic action
  7. (inerted) Filled with an inert gas to reduce the risk of explosion
  8. (inertly) In an inert manner
  9. (inertness) Want of activity or exertion; habitual indisposition to action or motion; sluggishness; apathy; insensibility; Absence of the power of self-motion; inertia; Quality of being unreactive with other chemical compounds or elements
  10. (inertness) the treatment of a person as lacking in agency, and perhaps also in activity;
  11. (INERTS) non-biodegradable products contained in compost (glass, plastics, etc.).
  12. (Inerts) Elements or compounds not acted upon chemically by the surrounding environment.  Nitrogen and carbon dioxide are examples of inert components in natural gas.  Inerts dilute the natural gas and since they do not burn or combust, have no heating value.
  13. Having little or no tendency to react chemically.
  14. A material that will not react chemically with other ingredients.
  15. inactive; having no biological or catalytic activity.
  16. Technically, unreactive with other substances; however, in the instrumentation field, "inert" is a relative term. Often polymers are termed inert but are soluble in some fluids and can react with some compounds.
  17. Deficient in active properties; especially: lacking a usual or anticipated chemical or biological action.
  18. The inert [from the Latin for "idle"—in the sense of "unskilled, and therefore unable to work"] mode of the idler can be misleading. For, as Dr. ...
  19. Forming few or no chemical compounds; having no pharmacologic or therapeutic action.
  20. An inert substance does not readily react; is chemically stable.
  21. A support structure that makes no chemical contribution, and whose only function is support. Physiologically it is a neutral or immobile unit.
  22. A material that is stable and does not react with itself, the environment, or any other materials surrounding it. When the term inert is used, always look for further information such as: inert to what materials, under what conditions, and for how much time, etc. ...
  23. Not affecting other substances when in contact with them, chemically inactive.
  24. or clean waste rock is defined for the purposes of reporting to the NPRI as waste rock that
  25. having no change, movement, or reaction. In chemistry, the term inert is used to describe something that is not chemically active.