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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n neutralism a policy of neutrality or nonalignment in international affairs
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Capsaicin, which makes hot peppers "hot" to the human mouth, is best neutralized by casein, the main protein found in milk.
    • n neutralism The character or state of being neutral; neutrality.
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  • David Puttnam
    David Puttnam
    “My belief is that no movie, nothing in life, leaves people neutral. You either leave them up or you leave them down.”
  • William James
    “Our esteem for facts has not neutralized in us all religiousness. It is itself almost religious. Our scientific temper is devout.”
  • William O. Douglas
    “The constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.”
  • Alexander Hamilton
    “Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.”
  • King Jr. Martin Luther
    “The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.”
  • Booker T. Washington
    “There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.”


In literature:

But he was soon driven from this neutral position.
"History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)" by John Richard Green
The neutral bath (97 F.) is excellent to quiet the nerves and induce sleep.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
When it is neutralized by strong acids the heat of reaction is less than when strong bases are so neutralized.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
If we tried it this close, we'd just be trying to neutralize the sun's gravity.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Attardi would be discovered any moment and be neutralized.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
Dr. Hort's Theory of Conflation and the Neutral Text.
"The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels" by John Burgon
Neutral grey G, 3 oz.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
Whatever the trend of public opinion, President Wilson would have insisted upon neutrality.
"Woodrow Wilson and the World War" by Charles Seymour
Greek Minister still thinks Greece will remain neutral.
"Face to Face with Kaiserism" by James W. Gerard
Why, in an officially neutral country, has this come to pass?
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
The first difficulty that lay in the way was the fact that the vessel was under the protection of Spain, a neutral power.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
The Neutrals were easily influenced by the reports.
"The Country of the Neutrals" by James H. Coyne
Every belligerent has bought, every neutral has allowed its citizens to sell, munitions since modern war began.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915" by Various
Cut off from France the colonies could only maintain themselves by direct trade with neutrals like the United States.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
Washington's Proclamation of Neutrality.
"History of the United States, Volume 2 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Trubble is he's too damn' neutral.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
We stood for neutrality, and urged the nations of the world to support neutrality.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
The Portuguese preserve a strict neutrality at present.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX" by Various
This will neutralize any acid which may be present in the moisture.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
He is feeding, by his personal self-sacrifice, not only these islands, but France, Italy, and many of the neutrals.
"Current History, Vol. VIII, No. 3, June 1918" by Various

In poetry:

Yet living here,
As one between two massive powers I live
Whom neutrality cannot save
Nor occupation cheer.
"The Conflict" by Cecil Day Lewis
The day recedes, and twilight's neutral shade
Succeeds in turn, and ushers in the night,
Whose wings, outstretched and shadowy, descend,
And in nocturnal mantle robes the scene.
"Grandeur." by Alfred Castner King
And the injured Prussian may
Not unreasonably say
"Why, it cannot be so small a nationality
Since Brixton and Batavia,
Bolivia and Belgravia,
Are bursting with the Belgian neutrality."
"The Latest School" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
And the injured Prussian may
Not unreasonably say
"Why, it cannot be so small a nationality!
Since Brixton and Batavia,
Bolivia and Belgravia,
Are bursting with the Belgian neutrality."
"Alliterativism" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
"They ask us, in their pride,
To idly stand aside,
To be false to our allies, and neutral in this war;
They think that Indian men
Will never think again
Of wrongs by Yengee spoilers, how false their treaties are.
"Tecumthe" by Nora Pembroke
Now those who say the bush is dull are not so far astray,
For the neutral tints of station life are anything but gay;
But, with all its uneventfulness, I solemnly deny
That the bush is unendurable along with rabbit pie.
"My Other Chinee Cook" by James Brunton Stephens

In news:

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange: Does Sarah Palin think CIA should ' neutralize ' him.
This isn't the first effort at neutralizing odors from the landfill.
"It's a neutralizing agent," Fitamant said.
Failure to neutralize Shiite militia in Iraq threatens to snarl pullout.
Reid to Neutralize Bunning's Objection Over Unemployment Aid Bill.
How Obama Neutralized Romney's Expected Financial Advantage.
Has Obama neutralized Romney's advantage on the economy.
Long-feared al-Qaida offshoot largely neutralized in country where it made its name.
Phoenix Coyotes' Radim Vrbata neutralized by Los Angeles Kings.
Jaguars' offense is neutralized by Tigers' defensive pressure.
Net Neutrality Further Neutralized .
No One's Neutral on Old Cement.
Sweden's New Gender-Neutral Pronoun : Hen.
UPDATE As expected, the FCC today adopted the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that begins the process of formalizing network neutrality rules for the Internet.
University of Vermont Adds 'Gender-Neutral' Bathrooms.

In science:

Although we do not ascribe any vev directly to the neutral components of the RH-triplets in 126H ⊕ 126H, we will find that once a vev is assigned to the neutral component of the RH-doublet in 16H, the triplet vev is automatically induced.
Inverse see-saw, leptogenesis, observable proton decay and $\Delta^{\pm\pm}_{\rm R}$ in SUSY SO(10) with heavy W_R
The presence of neutrals in the nearly neutral region near the temperature minimum may have an important effect on these results.
Tests of Dynamical Flux Emergence as a Mechanism for CME Initiation
In particular, cross-field currents in emerging structures are destroyed by ion-neutral collisions, and the magnetic field lines are able to slip through the neutral gas during emergence.
Tests of Dynamical Flux Emergence as a Mechanism for CME Initiation
Traditionally, the diffuse neutral ISM is known to exist in two thermal equilibrium states: the cold neutral medium (CNM) and the warm neutral medium (WNM; McKee & Ostriker 1977; Wolfire et al. 2003).
Galaxy evolution begins at home: GALFA, EVLA, and GASKAP
First, does a good fit to the predictions of a simple neutral model imply that all of its highly restrictive assumptions must be satisfied? Conversely, does a departure from the predictions of a neutral theory imply that selection must be operating? In this work, we will argue that the answer to both questions is ‘no’.
Random copying in space
In a PFA, the calorimeter is used to measure the energy of neutral particles, and the HCAL particularly for neutral hadrons.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
The second contribution stems from the QCD mixing of neutral current-current operators generated by heavy neutral gauge bosons and the dipole operators responsible for the B → Xsg decay.
Flavour Visions
The question when a semiring has an additively or multiplicatively neutral element is answered in Section 7, where we also state the complete classification of finite simple semirings with an additively neutral element.
Finite simple additively idempotent semirings
By Proposition 2.21, if (M, +) has no neutral element then Rx = M for all x ∈ M \ {∞M }, and if (M, +) has a neutral element u = 0M then Rx = M for all x ∈ M \ {0M, ∞M } and 0M ∈ R0M .
Finite simple additively idempotent semirings
When considering finite simple additively idempotent semirings with an additively neutral element, any finite idempotent irreducible semimodule over such a semiring has a neutral element by Proposition 2.23, and thus satisfies (∗).
Finite simple additively idempotent semirings
From the results in this section it also follows that the existence of a multiplicatively neutral element implies the existence of an additively neutral element, for all semirings in Theorem 5.2, Theorem 5.3, and Theorem 5.4.
Finite simple additively idempotent semirings
CP conserving alignment (v, v, v): the upper panels show the lightest neutral mass m1 versus the second lightest neutral mass m2 and the lightest charged one mch1 respectively.
Proceedings of the first workshop on Flavor Symmetries and consequences in Accelerators and Cosmology (FLASY2011)
After SSB, nine degrees of freedom are left: three neutral scalars, two neutral pseudoscalars and two charged scalars with two degrees of freedom each.
Proceedings of the first workshop on Flavor Symmetries and consequences in Accelerators and Cosmology (FLASY2011)
Higgs-doublet model (2HDM), the fermionic couplings of the neutral scalars are not diagonal in flavour, which generates dangerous flavour-changing neutral current (FCNC) phenomena.
Proceedings of the first workshop on Flavor Symmetries and consequences in Accelerators and Cosmology (FLASY2011)
Fur thermore, in the model with one Higgs doublet only, there is just the SM neutral Higgs boson, while in the model with two Higgs doublets there are both neutral and charged Higgs bosons.
Proceedings of the first workshop on Flavor Symmetries and consequences in Accelerators and Cosmology (FLASY2011)