Redox vs Nothing - What's the difference?

redox | nothing |


As nouns the difference between redox and nothing

is that redox is redox while nothing is something trifling, or of no consequence or importance.

As a pronoun nothing is

not any thing; no thing.

As an adverb nothing is

(archaic) not at all; in no way.

redox

English

Noun

(wikipedia redox) (-)
  • (chemistry) a reversible process in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
  • * {{quote-book, title=The conscientious marine aquarist,
  • books.google.com/books?isbn=1890087025, author=Robert M. Fenner, year=2001, passage=Can you have too much redox ? Definitely.}}
  • * {{quote-book, title=Chemistry: The Study of Matter and Its Changes,
  • books.google.com/books?isbn=0470576421, author=James E. Brady, Fred Senese, year=2009, passage=This will tell us whether redox is occurring, and if so, what is oxidized and reduced.}}

    Derived terms

    * auto-redox

    See also

    * reducing agent * oxidizing agent

    Anagrams

    * *

    nothing

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (nonstandard) nuffin, nuffink, nuttin'

    Pronoun

    (wikipedia nothing) (English Pronouns)
  • Not any thing; no thing.
  • *
  • * , chapter=19
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Nothing was too small to receive attention, if a supervising eye could suggest improvements likely to conduce to the common welfare. Mr. Gordon Burnage, for instance, personally visited dust-bins and back premises, accompanied by a sort of village bailiff, going his round like a commanding officer doing billets.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(Peter Wilby)
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=30, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Finland spreads word on schools , passage=Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.}}
  • An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum.
  • (slang, in double negatives) Anything
  • I didn't see nothing. [= I didn't see anything].

    Synonyms

    * (not any thing) ** (standard) not a thing ** (slang) jack, nada, zip ** (vulgar slang) bugger all, jack shit, sod all (British), fuck all ** (Northern English dialect) nowt :: See * (something trifling) nothing of any consequence, nothing consequential, nothing important, nothing significant, something inconsequential, something insignificant, something of no consequence, something trifling, something unimportant

    Antonyms

    * anything * everything * something

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something trifling, or of no consequence or importance.
  • What happened to your face?'' — ''It's nothing.
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new nothings , but pursuances of old truths.
  • A trivial remark (especially in the term (sweet nothings)).
  • A nobody (insignificant person).
  • You're nothing to me now!

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (archaic) Not at all; in no way.
  • *
  • Derived terms

    * benothing * better than nothing * for nothing * if nothing else * it's nothing * have nothing on (someone) * leave nothing in the tank * less than nothing * next to nothing * nothing at all * nothing but * nothing doing * nothingness * nothing succeeds like success * there's nothing to it * think nothing of it

    See also

    * nobody, no one * nowhere

    References

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