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1. inert

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɝːt'] unable to move or resist motion.

Synonyms

  • unmoving

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • energetic

Etymology

  • inerte (French)
  • iners (Latin)

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  • vanasse
  • umass
  • surpass
  • repass
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  • impasse
  • depass
  • alsace
  • plasse
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  • plas
  • morass
  • krass
  • kras
  • klass
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  • harass
  • grasse
  • grass
  • gras
  • glass
  • glas
  • crass
  • class
  • brass

Example sentences of the word inert-gas


1. Noun Phrase
Manufacturers fill the space between panes with an inert gas, such as argon.

2. Noun Phrase
The glass tube is full of an inert gas, in this case neon.

3. Noun Phrase
There is usually an inert gas, like Argon, between the layers of glass.

4. Noun Phrase
Reweld broken welds with a metal inert gas (MIG) welder.

2. inert

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɝːt'] having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive.

Synonyms

  • unreactive
  • indifferent

Antonyms

  • operational
  • chromatic
  • colorful

Etymology

  • inerte (French)
  • iners (Latin)

3. inert

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɝːt'] slow and apathetic.

Synonyms

  • soggy
  • sluggish
  • inactive

Antonyms

  • awake
  • dry
  • light
  • fast

Etymology

  • inerte (French)
  • iners (Latin)

4. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container.

Synonyms

  • gaseous state
  • state

Antonyms

  • stay
  • impure
  • defeat

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

5. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely.

Synonyms

  • bottled gas
  • propylene
  • blowing gas
  • afterdamp
  • inert gas
  • butene
  • greenhouse gas
  • phosphine
  • hydrogen
  • teargas
  • butane
  • butylene
  • nitrogen
  • producer gas
  • blow gas
  • ozone
  • atomic number 8
  • propene
  • air
  • atmosphere
  • atomic number 9
  • poison gas
  • Cl
  • fluorine
  • ideal gas
  • N
  • nitrogen dioxide
  • sewer gas
  • cyanogen
  • mephitis
  • atomic number 1
  • fumes
  • propane
  • arsine
  • exhaust
  • formaldehyde
  • lachrymator
  • compressed gas
  • tear gas
  • fluid
  • firedamp
  • chlorine
  • methanal
  • inhalant
  • liquefied petroleum gas
  • ethylene
  • nitric oxide
  • noble gas
  • sulfur dioxide
  • H
  • ethene
  • phosgene
  • water gas
  • oxygen
  • F
  • atomic number 7
  • argonon
  • O
  • sulphur dioxide
  • atomic number 17
  • sublimate
  • greenhouse emission
  • lacrimator
  • methane
  • perfect gas
  • air gas

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • inhale
  • stay in place
  • come

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

6. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines.

Synonyms

  • leaded gasoline
  • leaded petrol
  • unleaded gasoline
  • gasohol
  • napalm
  • gasolene
  • fuel
  • unleaded petrol
  • petrol
  • hydrocarbon

Antonyms

  • unleaded gasoline
  • beginning
  • failure
  • complain

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

7. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal.

Synonyms

  • physiological condition
  • flatulence
  • physiological state
  • flatulency

Antonyms

  • unchangeable
  • nondisposable
  • gaseous
  • solid

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

8. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] a pedal that controls the throttle valve.

Synonyms

  • foot lever
  • auto
  • car
  • accelerator
  • motorcar
  • aeroplane
  • gas pedal
  • treadle
  • automobile
  • gun
  • foot pedal
  • machine
  • accelerator pedal
  • pedal
  • plane
  • airplane

Antonyms

  • anticyclone
  • cyclone
  • refresh
  • fill

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

9. gas

verb. ['ˈgæs'] attack with gas; subject to gas fumes.

Synonyms

  • attack
  • teargas

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • inferior
  • dissatisfaction

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

10. gas

verb. ['ˈgæs'] show off.

Synonyms

  • shoot a line
  • blow
  • crow
  • hyperbolize
  • puff
  • hyperbolise
  • tout
  • overstate
  • gasconade
  • boast
  • exaggerate
  • magnify
  • bluster
  • amplify
  • overdraw
  • swash
  • brag
  • vaunt
  • gloat

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • lack
  • decrease
  • reduce

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)
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