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N

n

Pronunciation: (en), [key]
n.,
pl. N's or Ns, n's or ns.

1. the 14th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by the letter N or n, as in now, dinner, son, etc.
3. something having the shape of an N.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter N or n.
5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter N or n.

'n



Pronunciation: (un), [key]
conj. Pron. Spelling.
and: Stop 'n save. Look 'n listen. Also,'n'.

N




1. Physics.newton; newtons.
2. north.
3. northern.

N




Symbol.
1. the 14th in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the 13th.
2. (sometimes l.c.) the medieval Roman numeral for 90. Cf. Roman numerals.
3. Chem.nitrogen.
4. Biochem.asparagine.
5. Math.an indefinite, constant whole number, esp. the degree of a quantic or an equation, or the order of a curve.
6. Chess.knight.
7. Print.en.
8. Chem.See Avogadro's number.
9. See neutron number.

n




Symbol.
1. Physics.neutron.
2. Optics.See index of refraction.

n-



Chem.
an abbreviated form of normal, used in the names of hydrocarbon compounds that have a normal or straight chain of carbon atoms: n-3 fatty acid.

-n




var. of -an after a vowel: Virginian.

N.




1. Nationalist.
2. Navy.
3. New.
4. Noon.
5. Chem.normal (strength solution).
6. Norse.
7. north.
8. northern.
9. Finance.note.
10. November.

n.




1. name.
2. born. [< L nātus]
3. nephew.
4. Com.net.
5. neuter.
6. new.
7. nominative.
8. noon.
9. Chem.normal (strength solution).
10. north.
11. northern.
12. Finance.note.
13. noun.
14. number.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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