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Definition of Passive iron

Passive iron
Passive Pas"sive, a. [L. passivus: cf. F. passif. See Passion.] 1. Not active, but acted upon; suffering or receiving impressions or influences; as, they were passive spectators, not actors in the scene. The passive air Upbore their nimble tread. --Milton. The mind is wholly passive in the reception of all its simple ideas. --Locke. 2. Receiving or enduring without either active sympathy or active resistance; without emotion or excitement; patient; not opposing; unresisting; as, passive obedience; passive submission. The best virtue, passive fortitude. --Massinger. 3. (Chem.) Inactive; inert; not showing strong affinity; as, red phosphorus is comparatively passive. 4. (Med.) Designating certain morbid conditions, as hemorrhage or dropsy, characterized by relaxation of the vessels and tissues, with deficient vitality and lack of reaction in the affected tissues. Passive congestion (Med.), congestion due to obstruction to the return of the blood from the affected part. Passive iron (Chem.), iron which has been subjected to the action of heat, of strong nitric acid, chlorine, etc. It is then not easily acted upon by acids. Passive movement (Med.), a movement of a part, in order to exercise it, made without the assistance of the muscles which ordinarily move the part. Passive obedience (as used by writers on government), obedience or submission of the subject or citizen as a duty in all cases to the existing government. Passive prayer, among mystic divines, a suspension of the activity of the soul or intellectual faculties, the soul remaining quiet, and yielding only to the impulses of grace. Passive verb, or Passive voice (Gram.), a verb, or form of a verb, which expresses the effect of the action of some agent; as, in Latin, doceor, I am taught; in English, she is loved; the picture is admired by all; he is assailed by slander. Syn: Inactive; inert; quiescent; unresisting; unopposing; suffering; enduring; submissive; patient.

Meaning of Passive iron from wikipedia

- state the active condition and the second the p****ive condition. If p****ive iron is touched by active iron, it becomes active again. In 1920, Ralph S. Lillie...
- world's economy. Painting, galvanization, p****ivation, plastic coating and bluing are all used to protect iron from rust by excluding water and oxygen or...
- play dual roles as oxygen producers, and thus p****ive iron oxidizers, and as surfaces to which the iron can sorb or bind. This causes aquatic plants to...
- corrosion is due to a p****ive protective film at the iron-rust interface. The presence of second-phase particles (slag and unreduced iron oxides) in the microstructure...
- RS (March 1925). "Factors Affecting Transmission and Recovery in the P****ive Iron Nerve Model". The Journal of General Physiology. 7 (4): 473–507. doi:10...
- P****ive ventilation is the process of supplying air to and removing air from an indoor space without using mechanical systems. It refers to the flow of...
- like aluminium, a tightly adhering oxide coating, a p****ivation layer, protects the bulk iron from further oxidation. The conversion of the p****ivating...
- The lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePO 4 battery) or LFP battery (lithium ferrophosphate), is a type of lithium-ion battery using LiFePO 4 as the cathode...
- steel pipes, the iron in the steel reacts with the acid to form a p****ivation coating of iron sulfate (FeSO4) and hydrogen gas (H2). The iron sulfate coating...
- mechanism. No p****ive diffusion takes place, which ensures that practically no unbound (to transferrin) iron reaches the blood. The absorbed iron is primarily...
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