For that reason, it is essential for a neutral and detached judge to make the decision whether any particular query is warranted.
Otherwise, the GOP will remain locked out of the White House and leave our nation stuck in neutral with a gridlocked government.
It will also be quite clear that the two men share little in the way of neutral territory.
But no one would seriously contend that Roberts has been a neutral umpire.
As Ammann explained to The Daily Beast over a steak-and-potatoes lunch, Rich believes “business is neutral.”
One of the rights of a belligerent nation which a neutral is bound to regard, is the right of blockade.
The military masters of Germany denied us the right to be neutral.
I had promised to keep on neutral ground for three months, and a tête-à-tête on shipboard seemed hardly playing the game.
As to what had been done to Eden, he stood on neutral ground, and gave no opinion.
A neutral substance generated from citric acid must have one or more atoms of hydrogen replaced by silver.
late 15c., "composed of contrasting elements which, in proper proportion, neutralize each other," from Middle French neutral, from Latin neutralis "of neuter gender," from neuter (see neuter (adj.)). Chemistry sense is from 1660s. Sense of "not taking sides in a fight" (1540s) probably is from a similar meaning in Medieval Latin. Of colors, from 1821. Neutral corner is from boxing (1908).
mid-15c., "one who remains neutral," from Latin neutralis "of neuter gender," (see neutral (adj.)). Meaning "disengaged position in gear mechanisms" is from 1912.
neutral neu·tral (nōō'trəl, nyōō'-)
Belonging to neither kind; not one thing or the other; indifferent.
Of or relating to a solution or compound that is neither acidic nor alkaline.
Of or relating to a compound that does not ionize in solution.
Of or relating to a particle, an object, or a system that has a net electric charge of zero.