extraneous


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Synonyms for extraneous

not part of the essential nature of a thing

not relevant or pertinent to the subject; not applicable

Synonyms for extraneous

not pertinent to the matter under consideration

not essential

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not belonging to that in which it is contained

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coming from the outside

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The AGP observed that the officers at times, attempt to bring the extraneous influences in respect of service matters, such as posting, transfer, deputation etc.
So, we will definitely look into the cases mentioned and hinted at where some extraneous influence has happened.
We'd hope you would join us in that, looking forward to do the very best we can with positive thoughts and not dwelling on all these sort of what are now frankly historical, extraneous issues.
Further, the improvements in fluorescence-detection technology enable differentiation of subtle differences of chlorophyll levels in objects to detect and remove extraneous vegetable material.
Extraneous roots baffle our students whether it is an equation containing fractions or square roots etc.
Soon after I posted my response, I was rebuked by regular bloggers because I had not provided a short, pithy answer without extraneous details--in this case, facts.
Examination of foods for extraneous materials: Extraneous matter in soft cheese: Extraneous matter in jam: Extraneous matter in infant food: Extraneous matter in potato chips: Extraneous matter in citrus juice.
The laser and camera are synchronized so that the camera only records images from a pre-set distance ahead and is otherwise closed to extraneous information.
That's a positive extraneous factor that will drive value.
After removing extraneous proteins and immune cells from these so-called islets of Langerhans, physicians injected them into diabetes patients via a large vein in the liver.
A few limitations include extraneous variables, technology, and communication.
Consequently, DLP projectors are better able to tolerate extraneous room light--like in classrooms where it's not always easy or practical to turn overhead lights off.
EXTRANEOUS NUMBERS are the numbers or number systems that exist but haven't been discovered yet.
This study represents an initial step in discovering the usefulness of the FBI's statement analysis approach and provides investigators with the statement analysis field examination technique (SAFE-T), a quick method of analyzing a statement to determine accuracy and completeness, using only two elements of statement analysis--lack of conviction (personal) and extraneous information.
But the elements of literal narrative that linked the dance to 9/11 (shapes of broken, fallen bodies on the floor, projections of fractured buildings, and fire-alarm strobe flashes) seemed extraneous.