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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (immobile)
a. inerte
The keel of a ship is an inert structure, while a centerboard may be raised or lowered.La quilla de un barco es una estructura inerte, mientras que una orza se puede subir o bajar.
b. inmóvil
The child was so terrified that she stood inert.La niña estaba tan aterrorizada que se quedó inmóvil.
2. (chemistry)
a. inerte
Due to their electron configurations, noble gases are inert.Debido a la configuración de sus electrones, los gases nobles son inertes.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (motionless)
a. inmóvil
2. (chemistry)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
inert gasgas noble or inerte
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inert [ɪˈnɜːt]
(inanimate) [+substance, gas] inerte; (motionless) inerte; inmóvil
he lay inert on the floor estaba inerte or inmóvil en el suelo
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