neutralization

noun neu·tral·i·za·tion \ ˌnü-trə-lə-ˈzā-shən , ˌnyü- \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of neutralization

1 : an act or process of neutralizing
2 : the quality or state of being neutralized

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First Known Use of neutralization

1796


NEUTRALIZATION Defined for Kids

neutralization

noun neu·tral·i·za·tion \ ˌnü-trə-lə-ˈzā-shən , ˌnyü- \

Definition of neutralization for Students

: the act or process of making chemically neutral : the state of being chemically neutral

Medical Dictionary

neutralization

noun neu·tral·iza·tion
variants: also British neutralisation play \ˌn(y)ü-trə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

medical Definition of neutralization

1 : an act or process of neutralizing
2 : the quality or state of being neutralized

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