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n US English

Name

N1 US English

The fourteenth letter of the alphabet

N2 US English

(Used in recording moves in chess) knight

'n' US English

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

-n1 US English

Variant spelling of -en.

-n2 US 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 US English

Forming adjectives from nouns:

-en2 US English

Made or consisting of

-n in -en3 US English

As a regular inflection

n in N1 US English

The fourteenth letter of the alphabet

newton US English

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

N in newton US English

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

nitrogen US English

The chemical element of atomic number 7, a colorless, odorless unreactive gas that forms about 78 percent 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 US English

The chemical element of atomic number 7, a colorless, odorless unreactive gas that forms about 78 percent 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 US English

Not applicable

n/f US English

No funds

n/s US English

Nonsmoker; nonsmoking (used in personal advertisements)

n't US English

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

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

cap'n US English

Informal contraction of captain, used in representing speech.

N-bomb US English

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

n-type US English

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

N-word US English

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

n-tuple US English

An ordered set with n elements


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