There are 3 definitions of N in English:

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noun (plural Ns or N's)

  • 1The fourteenth letter of the alphabet. See also en.
  • 1.1Denoting the next after M in a set of items, categories, etc..

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noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw

There are 3 definitions of N in English:

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abbreviation

  • 1(Used in recording moves in chess) knight: 17.Na4?
    [representing the pronunciation of kn-, since the initial letter k- represents 'king']
  • 1.1(On a gear lever) neutral.
  • 1.2(Chiefly in place names) New: N Zealand
  • 1.3 Physics Newton(s).
  • 1.4 Chemistry (With reference to solutions) normal: the pH was adjusted to 7.0 with 1 N HCl
  • 1.5North or Northern: 78° N N Ireland
  • 1.6Norway (international vehicle registration).
  • 1.7Nuclear: the N bomb

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  • The chemical element nitrogen.

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[in combination]
  • 1(In units of measurement) nano- (10−9): 500 ng
  • 1.1 Grammar Neuter.
  • 1.2 (n-) [in combination] Chemistry Normal (denoting straight-chain hydrocarbons): n-hexane
  • 1.3Note (used in a book’s index to refer to a footnote): 450n
  • 1.4 Grammar Noun.

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  • An unspecified or variable number: at the limit where n equals infinity See also nth.

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