Sentence Examples


  • He opened the back door of the van and motioned Betsy inside as Molly lay inert on the ground.
  • Whereas the soil used to be looked upon solely as a dead, inert material containing certain chemical substances which serve as food constituents.
  • The acid is inert, but picro-podophyllin is the active principle.
  • At every stage the degree of tension requisite for existence is slackened, and the resulting element approaches more and more to " inert " matter.
  • Nitrogen is a very inert gas: it will neither burn nor support the combustion of ordinary combustibles.