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Neutral or neutrality may refer to:

Mathematics and natural science[edit]


Chemistry and physics[edit]


  • Neutral element or identity element, in mathematics, a special element with respect to a binary operation, such that if the operation is applied to any element in a set, that element is unchanged
  • Neutral vector, a multivariate random variable that exhibits a particular type of statistical independence (Dirichlet distribution)



  • Neutral country, a polity such as a state that favors or supports none of the parties involved in a disagreement, conflict, or war

Political principles[edit]

Other uses in politics[edit]


  • Neutral (usually abbreviated "N"), the state where no gears are selected for a motor vehicle's transmission
  • Neutral wire, a conductor that provides a low impedance path to earth

Arts and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Neutral, Kansas, an unincorporated community in the United States
  • Neutral color, a description sometimes used to characterise the color gray

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