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Meaning of passivity

pas•siv•i•ty

Pronunciation: (pa-siv'i-tē), [key]
— n.
  1. the state or condition of being passive.
  2. chemical inactivity, esp. the resistance to corrosion of certain metals when covered with a coherent oxide layer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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