Definitions of N

  1. a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. the fourteenth letter of English alphabet, is a vocal consonent, and, in allusion to its mode of formation, is called the dentinasal or linguanasal consonent. Its commoner sound is that heard in ran, done. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A measure of space equal to half an M (or em); an en. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Fourteenth letter of the alphabet. As a contraction it stands for north. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The fourteenth letter in the English alphabet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Is the fourteenth letter of the English alphabet, and of a nasal articulation. After m it is silent, or nearly so, as in hymn and condemn. As a numeral it stood for 900, and with a stroke over it for 9,000. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for N

  1. N no, the other answered dubiously, a lightship, as such, is not as good as a lighthouse, supposing both were at the same point. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  2. The general course of the river I found to be about W. N W. true. – Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales by Thomas Mitchell