Definition of "nonreactive" []

  • Not reactive (adjective)
  • Describing something that will not react. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nonreactive" in a sentence
  • "The hospital said on its Web site that the mistake occurred because a staff member mistakenly believed he heard the English word "nonreactive" concerning the donor's standard H.I.V. test."
  • "Toss the rhubarb pieces with three quarters cup sugar and the flour in a nonreactive mixing bowl."
  • "The nonreactive nitrogen is meant to prevent outside air from entering the containment structures, where the air's oxygen can react explosively with the hydrogen produced by the damaged reactors."