Definition of Neutralisation

1. Noun. A chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water.




2. Noun. (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation).
Exact synonyms: Neutralization
Generic synonyms: Destruction, Devastation
Language type: Euphemism

3. Noun. Action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war. "The neutralization of Belgium"
Exact synonyms: Neutralization
Generic synonyms: Nullification, Override
Derivative terms: Neutralise, Neutralize, Neutralize

4. Noun. Action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action.
Exact synonyms: Counteraction, Neutralization
Generic synonyms: Nullification, Override
Derivative terms: Counteract, Neutralise, Neutralize, Neutralize

Definition of Neutralisation

1. Noun. The act of neutralising. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Neutralisation

1. An act or process of neutralising. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neutralisation

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Literary usage of Neutralisation

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1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1921)
"But this neutralisation was restricted 6 to the islands of Corfu and Paxo only by ... 181, 265. by France in 1860, the neutralisation 1 The matter is ..."

2. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"neutralisation Value—Mean Molecular Weight. 3. Insoluble Fatty Acids. 4. Volatile Fatty Acids. 5. Separation of Insoluble Saturated from Unsaturated Fatty ..."

3. Collapse and Reconstruction: European Conditions and American Principles by Thomas Barclay (1919)
"Permanent neutralisation, moreover, is binding upon other States not only those which have stipulated the neutralisation but also those which either ..."

4. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"... neutralisation of Egypt — neutralisation of the Canal — The word neutrality—Circular of January 3, 1883—The Suez Canal Commission of ..."

5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1904)
"Heat of neutralisation. To make immediate and specific application of the principles enunciated in the preceding part of this paper, Vet. us consider the ..."

6. Immunochemistry: The Application of the Principles of Physical Chemistry to by Svante Arrhenius (1907)
"This case presents the closest analogy to the neutralisation of a lysin, ... to promise much for the elucidation of the phenomenon of neutralisation of ..."

7. The Elements of Thermal Chemistry by Matthew Moncrieff Pattison Muir (1885)
"APPENDIX III. HEATS OF neutralisation OF ACIDS AND BASES. I. Heats of neutralisation of acids according to the determinations of ..."

8. The Elements of Thermal Chemistry by Matthew Moncrieff Pattison Muir (1885)
"APPENDIX III. HEATS OF neutralisation OF ACIDS AND BASES. I. Heats of neutralisation of acids according to the determinations of ..."

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