Definition of non-inert in English:

non-inert

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Pronunciation: /nɒnɪˈnəːt
 
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adjective

  • Not inert; chemically active: non-inert organic waste
    More example sentences
    • Natural materials, or those having the lowest content of non-inert substances or least emission of volatile or gaseous components, are selected.
    • You can replace the nitrogen with a non-inert gas.
    • London is not capable of being entirely self-sufficient in terms of the disposal of residues of non-inert waste.

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