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Neutral means balanced between two or more opposites. The term has many uses in science and otherwise.

  • In physics, a neutral In particle physics, an elementary particle is a particle of which other, larger particles are composed. For example, atoms are made up of smaller particles known as electrons, protons, and neutrons. The proton and neutron, in turn, are composed of more elementary particles known as quarks. One of the outstanding... particle or object has zero Electric charge is a fundamental property of some subatomic particles, which determines their electromagnetic interactions. It is one of the quantum numbers. Matter that possesses a charge is influenced by, and produces, electromagnetic fields. The interaction between charge and an electromagnetic field is the source of one of the four... electric charge. An atom with a positive or negative charge is called an This article is about the electrically charged molecule. For other uses of this word, see ion (disambiguation). An ion is an atom or group of atoms with a net electric charge. A negatively charged ion, which has gained one or more electrons, is known as an anion, for it is... ion.
  • In chemistry, a neutral solution is neither In databases, ACID stands for Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability. They are considered to be the key transaction processing features of a database management system, or DBMS. Without them, the integrity of the database cannot be guaranteed. In the context of databases, a single logical operation on the data is... acidic nor Acids and Bases: Acid-base reaction theories pH Self-ionization of water Buffer solutions Systematic_naming Redox reactions Electrochemistry Strong acids Weak acids Weak bases Strong bases The common (Arrhenius) definition of a base is a chemical compound that either donates hydroxide ions or absorbs hydrogen ions when dissolved in water... basic and has a PH or ph or pH or Ph may be: In chemistry, pH is a measure of acidity. Also in chemistry, specifically organic chemistry, Ph stands for a phenyl ring. Philippines (ISO country code). phot (ph), a measurement of illumination. In computational complexity theory, PH is the union of all complexity... pH of 7.
  • In politics, a A neutral country takes no side in a war between other parties, and in return hopes to avoid being attacked by either of them. A neutralist policy aims at neutrality in case of an armed conflict that could involve the party in question. A neutralist is an advocate of neutrality... neutral country takes no side in a Conflict is a state of opposition between two parties. Contents // Categories: Stub | Conflicts ... conflict between other parties. In return, it hopes to avoid being attacked by either of them.
  • In Dungeons & Dragons and some similar role-playing games, alignment refers to the moral and ethical perspective of the player characters, non_player characters, monsters, and societies in the game. Not all role-playing games have such a system. Contents // 1 Dungeons & Dragons 2 Good vs. Evil 3 Law... Neutral alignment in This article is about traditional role-playing games. See video and computer role-playing games for their digital counterparts. This article is part of the Role-playing games series List of role-playing games List of publishers The setting... Science-fiction Fantasy See Also... Computer role-playing game Live action... role-playing games such as For other uses, see Dungeons & Dragons (disambiguation). The original Dungeons & Dragons set Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&D or DnD) is a fantasy role-playing game (RPG) published by Gary Gygax and David Arneson in January 1974. It was first published by Gygaxs company, Tactical... Dungeons and Dragons.
  • In Semiotics (also spelled Semeiotics) is the study of signs and sign systems. Contents // 1 Scope and main concepts 2 History 3 Subfields 4 See also 5 External links Scope and main concepts General theories of signs are called semiotics. Semiotics is the investigation of apprehension, prediction and meaning: how it... semiotics the In semiotics the neutral level of a sign is the trace left behind, the physical or material creation or remains of esthesic and poietic processes, levels, and analyses of symbolic forms. A part of all signs according to a tripartitional definition, it corresponds to Saussures sound-image (or signified... neutral level is the "trace" left behind, the physical or material creation of Esthesic and poietic are terms used in semiotics, the study of signs, to describe perceptive and productive levels, processes, and analyses of symbolic forms. Like emic and etic poietic appears to be derived from a suffix, -poeitic meaning productive or formative and esthesic being receptive or perceptive, in relation to... esthesic and poietic, productive or creative and receptive or perceptive, processes.
  • In Type F Mains power plug & socket The term mains usually refers to the general purpose AC electrical power supply (as in Ive connected the appliance to the mains). The term is not usually used in the US and Canada. See also List of countries with mains power plugs... mains wiring, For uses of the term ground or earth in electricity but outside of mains wiring please see Ground (electricity) Ground or earth in a mains (AC power) electrical wiring system is a core that exists primarily to help protect against faults. The term ground is used in the US; the... neutral has two subtly different meanings. The first meaning refers to a current-carrying core that is tied to a For uses of the term ground or earth in electricity but outside of mains wiring please see Ground (electricity) Ground or earth in a mains (AC power) electrical wiring system is a core that exists primarily to help protect against faults. The term ground is used in the US; the... grounding point. The second refers to a core that acts as a common for several phase cores.
  • In language study, neutral is an adjective used for the neuter In linguistics, grammatical genders, also called noun classes, are classes of nouns reflected in the behavior of associated words; every noun must belong to one of the classes and there should be very few which belong to several classes at once. (Source of definition: Hockett, 1958, p. 231. See References... noun gender, as well as for the The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page. Non-sexist language (gender-generic, gender-inclusive, gender-neutral, or sex-neutral language) is language that attempts to refer neither to males nor females when discussing an abstract or hypothetical person whose sex cannot... gender-neutral language.
  • In Economics is the social science studying production and consumption through measurable variables. It involves analysing the production, distribution, trade and consumption of goods and services. Economics is said to be positive when it attempts to explain the consequences of different choices given a set of assumptions and normative when it... economics, the question of In economics, neutrality of money occurs whenever a change in the stock of money affects only nominal variables in the economy such as prices, wages and exchange rates. It is an important idea in classical economics and is related to the classical dichotomy. Money neutrality implies that the central bank... neutrality of money is whether Money supply (monetary aggregates, money stock), a Macroeconomics is the study of the entire economy in terms of the total amount of goods and services produced, total income earned, the level of employment of productive resources, and the general behavior of prices. Macroeconomics can be used to analyse how best... money supply affects the real economy.

Other uses

  • The Neutral, a group of Native Americans (also Indians, Aboriginal Peoples, American Indians, First Nations, Alaskan Natives, Amerindians, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are the indigenous inhabitants of The Americas prior to the European colonization, and their modern descendants. This term comprises a large number of distinct tribes, states, and ethnic groups, many of them... Native Americans.

See also

  • Wikipedia:Neutral point of view.

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Neutral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (201 words)
In politics, a neutral country is one that takes no side in a conflict.
In semiotics, neutral level is the physical or material creation of esthesic and poietic processes.
Neutral point of view, a stance or tone that is free from bias.
Wikipedia:Neutral point of view - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4844 words)
To write from a neutral point of view, one presents controversial views without asserting them; to do that, it generally suffices to present competing views in a way that is more or less acceptable to their adherents, and also to attribute the views to their adherents.
However, in the interests of neutrality, one should also learn that a number of reputable scholars argue that there is a strong case to make that the author of much of the work still attributed to Shakespeare was his contemporary Christopher Marlowe.
The neutrality policy is used sometimes as an excuse to delete texts that are perceived as biased.
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