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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ac·tive /(ˌ)ɪˈnæktɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·ac·tive /(ˈ)ɪnˈæktɪv/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 不活動 不活躍

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ac·tive a.
 1. Not active; having no power to move; that does not or can not produce results; inert; as, matter is, of itself, inactive.
 2. Not disposed to action or effort; not diligent or industrious; not busy; idle; as, an inactive officer.
 3. Chem. & Opt. Not exhibiting any action or activity on polarized light; optically inactive; optically neutral; -- said of isomeric forms of certain substances, in distinction from other forms which are optically active; as, racemic acid is an inactive tartaric acid.
 Syn: -- Inert; dull; sluggish; idle; indolent; slothful; lazy. See Inert.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not participating in a chemical reaction; "desired amounts
             of inactive chlorine"
      2: not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly [ant: active]
      3: not active or exerting influence [ant: active]
      4: of e.g. volcanos; permanently inactive; "an extinct volcano"
         [syn: extinct] [ant: active, dormant]
      5: of e.g. volcanos; temporarily inactive; "a dormant volcano"
         [syn: dormant] [ant: extinct, active]
      6: lacking in energy or will; "Much benevolence of the passive
         order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain
         upon oneself"- George Meredith [syn: passive] [ant: active]
      7: lacking activity; lying idle or unused; "an inactive mine";
         "inactive accounts"; "inactive machinery" [ant: active]
      8: not engaged in full-time work; "inactive reserve" ; "an
         inactive member of the department" [ant: active]
      9: not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to
         live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature"
         [ant: active]
      10: not engaged in military action [syn: reserve(a)]
      11: not in physical motion; "the inertia of an object at rest"
          [syn: motionless, static, still]
      12: temporarily inactive [syn: abeyant, in abeyance(p), suspended]