Translation of inert in Spanish:

inert

Pronunciation: /ɪˈnɜːrt; ɪˈnɜːt/

adj

  • 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] inerte the inert gases los gases inertes
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    • Fluorine is so reactive that it forms compounds with the noble gases, which were thought to be chemically inert.
    • Airborne CFCs, which were relatively inert near Earth's surface, were being decomposed by sunlight in the upper atmosphere, releasing free chlorine atoms.
    • Neon is the second element in Group 18 of the periodic table, a group of elements known as the inert or noble gases.
    1.2 (immobile) [formal] (usually predicative/generalmente predicativo) inerte [formal]
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    • ‘We're looking for people who in 15 minutes can make an inert audience move,’ explains Jonny Rocket, who, with his wife Lisa, has organised the free event.
    • Two hours later, we watched through glass as her inert body was wheeled into the intensive care recovery.
    • Another man strode by with the inert body of a young child in his arms.
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    • Our political parties are inert, and that's the reason behind the emergence of the radical groups which are filling in the political vacuum.
    • Meanwhile, the intention is to turn whole command and control agencies into passive, inert organisms.
    • So is it just an unwillingness on the part of an inert legal community in this country that the jury system has not been adequately researched?

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