verb (used with object), neu·tral·ized, neu·tral·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), neu·tral·ized, neu·tral·iz·ing.
- neutralization plate,
- neutralization test,
- neutralizing antibody,
- neutrino astronomy
Origin of neutralize
Examples from the Web for neutralizer
Neutralizer washed over the metal surface, clearing away the poison.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
He fired the neutralizer charge and Astro started to quiver at the shock of the release.Treachery in Outer Space|Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
Strong felt the jolts of the neutralizer charge but he clamped his teeth together to keep them from chattering and stayed rigid.The Space Pioneers|Carey Rockwell
Still holding one ray gun on Tom, Sinclair flipped on the neutralizer of the other gun and released Roger again.
He stepped back, flipped the neutralizer switch on his ray gun, and fired a short burst.
verb (mainly tr)
1734, "to render neutral" (in a chemical sense), from French neutraliser (17c.), from neutral (see neutral (adj.)). Meaning "to counterbalance, to kill by opposing" is from 1795. Related: Neutralized; neutralizing.