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ex·tra·ne·ous

(eks-trā'nē-ŭs),
Outside of the organism and not belonging to it.
[L. extraneus]

extraneous

[exstrā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, strange
originating or entering from outside the organism.

extraneous

(ĕks-trā′nē-ŭs) [L. extraneus, external]
Outside and unrelated to an organism.
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Even between this couple there may be something which, though unknown to you, depends upon extraneous circumstances.
Too many EXTRANEOUS heavy words and worths loadeth he upon himself--then seemeth life to him a desert!
Tenders are invited for Picking of extraneous materials from coal i.
ISLAMABAD -- Auditor General of Pakistan Rana Assad Amin has directed all the heads of offices and departments under the jurisdiction of AGP that no officer would be allowed to use of Extraneous Influence by officers in respect of service matters.
Govt to trace cases of ' extraneous influence' in clearance of specific files
FA CHAIRMAN David Bernstein has refused to discuss the absence of Rio Ferdinand, claiming England did not want to get sidetracked by "historical, extraneous issues".
The FluoRaptor, new from Key Technology, is a fluorescencesensing laser sorter designed to maximize the detection and removal of defects, extraneous vegetable matter and foreign material based on differing levels of chlorophyll as well as color, size, and shape.
We'd hope you would join us in that, looking forward to do the very best we can with positive thoughts looking ahead and not dwelling on all these sort of what are now, frankly, historical, extraneous issues.
Thus, geometrically we can see that squaring an equation changes the type of equation it is and thus may introduce extraneous roots.
In contrast to such passages, which portray the tender interiority of Loren's life, the narrator, Luther, intrudes only occasionally into the text and thus remains somewhat extraneous to the story.
Kevin Free narrates with authentic dialects and the excitement of a young boy, but the descriptive sections are read too slowly, with some extraneous noises in the background.
All of the defects examined contained no extraneous material indicating that the filter prevented any particles of the pellet or extraneous inclusions in the molten iron from entering the cast plate.