Sentence Examples


  • During the national war he was inactive because he was not needed.
  • Prince Andrew's regiment was among the reserves which till after one o'clock were stationed inactive behind Semenovsk, under heavy artillery fire.
  • These difficulties were mostly caused by the solid impurities contained in the burner-gases in the shape of flue-dust, especially the arsenic, which after a short time rendered the contact substance inactive, in a manner not as yet entirely understood.
  • Let's chalk it up to an inactive spring.
  • In alkaline solution, potassium permanganate oxidizes it to inactive tartaric acid and carbon dioxide (0.