neutralisation

Definitions of neutralisation
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n action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action

Synonyms:
counteraction, neutralization
Type of:
nullification, override
the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something

n action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war

Synonyms:
neutralization
Type of:
nullification, override
the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something

n (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation)

Synonyms:
neutralization
Type of:
destruction, devastation
the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

n 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

Synonyms:
neutralisation reaction, neutralization, neutralization reaction
Type of:
chemical reaction, reaction
(chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others

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