Adjective(1) incapable of reproducing(2) free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms(3) deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
(1) The ratter kills young and old, male and female, pregnant and sterile with the same compassionless urge.(2) Use of correct procedures for transporting items preserves the qualities of the sterile and clean environment.(3) The sturdy roots dug deep into unyielding rocks and drew nourishment from the seemingly sterile soil.(4) The scientists use the sterile lion as a ├ö├ç├┐teaser├ö├ç├û to determine which females are ├ö├ç├┐in season├ö├ç├û and ready to inseminate.(5) Worker insects in hives are often sterile clones of the reproductively-active queen.(6) The problem is the debates on the Left have been quite sterile .(7) He said cross-fertilisation could be stopped by making GM plants sterile .(8) Without dialogue and a lively sense of interdependence, both traditions will eventually die and become sterile .(9) Fruiting plants are immediately recognizable by the unique bright blue color of their drupes, but sterile shrubs are very nondescript and easily overlooked.(10) The photographs are far from romantic evocations of the seaside and have a disengaged quality about them, lifeless without being sterile .(11) Unless your soil is actually sterile , which is rare, it is recommended that you use your soil as you find it.(12) It is a genetic modification that makes the plants grown from the transgenic seed sterile .(13) Plants were rinsed with sterile deionized water.(14) Radio in this town is so sterile that young people are turned off by it.(15) Because hybrid males are almost completely sterile , almost all eggs are unfertilized.(16) According to the magazine report, new varieties of bananas cannot be easily produced as the plant is a sterile mutant.
1. infertile ::
2. unproductive ::
3. pointless ::
4. unimaginative ::
5. aseptic ::
6. uninventive ::
1. fat ::
2. fertile ::
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