/ (nɒnˈpɔɪzənəs) /

  1. not having the effects or qualities of a poison

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How to use nonpoisonous in a sentence

  • Several species of nonpoisonous snakes were more common but were nowhere really abundant.

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  • Her second-stage rockets were also of the nonpoisonous variety, because she fired them at a bare 60,000 feet.

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  • (e) The poisonous portions are not distinguishable from the nonpoisonous, either macroscopically or microscopically.

  • It has the advantage of being comparatively nonpoisonous and noninflammable and is easily transported and handled.

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