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Protons have a positive charge. Electrons have a negative charge. Neutrons are neutral.
  specialized senses typically mean that something does not belong to either of two other opposite alternatives; such as:
  • chemistry:  not acidic or alkaline
  • physics:  not with a positive charge or with a negative charge
  • electric circuitry:  with no voltage or electrical charge (though that is an informal simplification that would be dangerous if assumed in fact)


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Samples:
  • Protons have a positive charge. Electrons have a negative charge. Neutrons are neutral.
  • Pure water is neither acidic nor alkaline. It is neutral with a pH of 7.
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Architecture, Logic & Reasoning, Public Policy & Politics
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