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'n' British & World English

And (conventionally used in informal contexts to coordinate two closely connected elements)

n British & World English

(In units of measurement) nano- (10−9)

N1 British & World English

The fourteenth letter of the alphabet

N2 British & World English

(Used in recording moves in chess) knight

-n1 British & World English

Variant spelling of -en.

-n2 British & World English

Variant spelling of -en.

N New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

14th letter of the alphabet

n2 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

unspecified or variable number

-en British & World English

Forming adjectives from nouns:

-en2 British & World English

Made or consisting of

-n in -en3 British & World English

As a regular inflection

n- in n British & World English

Normal (denoting straight-chain hydrocarbons)

n in N1 British & World English

The fourteenth letter of the alphabet

'n in 'n' British & World English

And (conventionally used in informal contexts to coordinate two closely connected elements)

newton British & World English

The SI unit of force. It is equal to the force that would give a mass of one kilogram an acceleration of one metre per second per second, and is equivalent to 100,000 dynes

N in newton British & World English

The SI unit of force. It is equal to the force that would give a mass of one kilogram an acceleration of one metre per second per second, and is equivalent to 100,000 dynes

nitrogen British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 7, a colourless, odourless unreactive gas that forms about 78 per cent of the earth’s atmosphere. Liquid nitrogen (made by distilling liquid air) boils at 77.4 kelvins (−195.8°C) and is used as a coolant

N in nitrogen British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 7, a colourless, odourless unreactive gas that forms about 78 per cent of the earth’s atmosphere. Liquid nitrogen (made by distilling liquid air) boils at 77.4 kelvins (−195.8°C) and is used as a coolant

nitrogen New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 7

n/a British & World English

Not applicable

n/s British & World English

Non-smoker or non-smoking (used in personal advertisements)

N & Q New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the journal Notes and Queries

n/a New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

not applicable; not available

-n't British & World English

Not, used with auxiliary verbs (e.g. can’t, won’t, didn’t, and isn’t)

cap'n British & World English

Informal contraction of captain, used in representing speech.

N-bomb British & World English

Used as a euphemism for the word ‘nigger’, with reference to the latter’s extreme offensiveness as a racial slur

n-type British & World English

Denoting a region in a semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of electrons

N-word British & World English

Used instead of or in reference to the word “nigger” because of its taboo nature

N. Dak. British & World English

North Dakota

n-tuple British & World English

An ordered set with n elements


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