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no-see-um
noun Etymology: from the words (as supposedly spoken by American Indians) no see um you don't see them Date: 1842 biting midge
no-show
I. noun Date: 1941 1. a person who reserves space (as on an airplane) but neither uses nor cancels the reservation 2. a person who buys a ticket (as to a sporting event) ...
no-till
noun Date: 1968 no-tillage
no-tillage
noun Date: 1968 a system of farming that consists of planting a narrow slit trench without tillage and with the use of herbicides to suppress weeds
no-trump
adjective Date: 1902 being a bid, contract, or hand suitable to play without any suit being trumps • no-trump noun
no-win
adjective Date: 1962 not likely to give victory, success, or satisfaction ; that cannot be won
NOAA
abbreviation National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Noachian
adjective Etymology: Hebrew Nōaḥ Noah Date: 1678 1. of or relating to the patriarch Noah or his time 2. ancient, antiquated
Noah
noun Etymology: Hebrew Nōaḥ Date: before 12th century an Old Testament patriarch who built the ark in which he, his family, and living creatures of every kind survived ...
nob
I. noun Etymology: probably alteration of knob Date: circa 1700 1. head 1 2. a jack of the same suit as the starter in cribbage that scores one point for the holder — ...
nobble
transitive verb (nobbled; nobbling) Etymology: perhaps irregular frequentative of nab Date: 1847 1. British to incapacitate (a racehorse) especially by drugging 2. slang, ...
nobbler
noun see nobble
nobby
adjective (nobbier; -est) Date: 1788 chic, smart
Nobel
biographical name Alfred Bernhard 1833-1896 Swedish manufacturer, inventor, & philanthropist
Nobel Prize
noun Date: 1900 any of various annual prizes (as in peace, literature, medicine) established by the will of Alfred Nobel for the encouragement of persons who work for the ...
Nobelist
noun Date: 1938 a winner of a Nobel Prize
nobelium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Alfred B. Nobel Date: 1957 a radioactive metallic element produced artificially — see element table
Nobile
biographical name Umberto 1885-1978 Italian arctic explorer & aeronautical engineer
nobility
noun Etymology: Middle English nobilite, from Anglo-French nobilité, from Latin nobilitat-, nobilitas, from nobilis Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being noble ...
noble
I. adjective (nobler; noblest) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin nobilis well-known, noble, from noscere to come to know — more at know Date: 13th ...
noble gas
noun Date: 1902 any of a group of rare gases that include helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and usually radon and that exhibit great stability and extremely low reaction ...
noble rot
noun Date: 1905 a botrytis fungus (Botrytis cinerea) that infects various usually overripe wine grapes causing shriveling which results in increased sugar and flavor content ...
noble savage
noun Date: 1670 a mythic conception of people belonging to non-European cultures as having innate natural simplicity and virtue uncorrupted by European civilization; also a ...
nobleman
noun Date: 14th century a man of noble rank ; peer
nobleness
noun see noble I
noblesse
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French noblesce, from noble Date: 13th century 1. noble birth or condition 2. the members especially of the French nobility
noblesse oblige
noun Etymology: French, literally, nobility obligates Date: 1837 the obligation of honorable, generous, and responsible behavior associated with high rank or birth
Noblesville
geographical name city central Indiana N of Indianapolis population 28,590
noblewoman
noun Date: 13th century a woman of noble rank ; peeress
nobly
adverb see noble I
nobody
I. pronoun Date: 14th century no person ; not anybody II. noun (plural nobodies) Date: 1581 a person of no influence or consequence
nocent
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin nocent-, nocens, from present participle of nocēre to harm, hurt — more at noxious Date: 15th century harmful
nociceptive
adjective Etymology: Latin nocēre + English -i- + receptive Date: 1904 1. of a stimulus painful, injurious 2. of, induced by, or responding to a nociceptive stimulus
nociceptor
noun Date: 1967 a receptor (as in the skin) for nociceptive stimuli ; a pain sense organ
nock
I. noun Etymology: Middle English nocke notched tip on the end of a bow; akin to Middle Dutch nocke summit Date: 14th century 1. one of the notches cut in either of two tips ...
noctambulist
noun Etymology: Latin noct-, nox night + -ambulist (as in somnambulist) — more at night Date: circa 1731 a person who walks while asleep ; sleepwalker
noctilucent cloud
noun Etymology: noctilucent ultimately from Latin noct- + lucent-, lucens lucent Date: 1910 a luminous thin usually colored cloud seen especially at twilight at a height of ...
noctuid
noun Etymology: New Latin Noctuidae, from Noctua, genus of moths, from Latin, the little owl (Athene noctua); akin to Latin nox night Date: 1894 any of a large family ...
nocturn
noun Etymology: Middle English nocturne, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin nocturna, from Latin, feminine of nocturnus Date: 14th century a principal division of the ...
nocturnal
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French or Late Latin; Anglo-French nocturnel, from Late Latin nocturnalis, from Latin nocturnus of night, nocturnal, from noct-, ...
nocturnally
adverb see nocturnal
nocturne
noun Etymology: French, adjective, nocturnal, from Latin nocturnus Date: 1814 a work of art dealing with evening or night; especially a dreamy pensive composition for the ...
nocuous
adjective Etymology: Latin nocuus, from nocēre to harm — more at noxious Date: 1635 harmful • nocuously adverb
nocuously
adverb see nocuous
nod
I. verb (nodded; nodding) Etymology: Middle English nodden; perhaps akin to Old High German hnotōn to shake Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to make a quick ...
nod off
intransitive verb Date: 1914 to fall asleep
nodal
adjective Date: 1830 being, relating to, or located at or near a node • nodality noun • nodally adverb
nodality
noun see nodal
nodally
adverb see nodal
nodder
noun see nod I
nodding
adjective Date: 1565 1. bending downward or forward ; pendulous, drooping 2. slight, superficial
noddle
noun Etymology: Middle English nodle back of the head or neck Date: 1572 head, pate
noddy
noun (plural noddies) Etymology: probably short for obsolete noddypoll, alteration of hoddypoll fumbling inept person Date: circa 1530 1. a stupid person 2. any of several ...
node
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin nodus knot, node; akin to Middle Irish naidm bond Date: 15th century 1. a. a pathological swelling or enlargement (as of a ...
node of Ranvier
Etymology: Louis A. Ranvier died 1922 French histologist Date: circa 1885 a small gap in the myelin sheath of a myelinated nerve fiber
nodose
adjective Etymology: Latin nodosus, from nodus Date: 1687 having numerous or conspicuous protuberances • nodosity noun
nodosity
noun see nodose
nodular
adjective Date: 1794 of, relating to, characterized by, or occurring in the form of nodules
nodulation
noun Date: 1872 1. the process of forming nodules and especially root nodules containing symbiotic bacteria 2. nodule
nodule
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin nodulus, diminutive of nodus Date: 15th century a small mass of rounded or irregular shape: as a. a small rounded lump of a ...
nodus
noun (plural nodi) Etymology: Latin, knot, node Date: circa 1738 complication, difficulty
noel
noun Etymology: French noël Christmas, carol, from Old French Nael (Deu), Noel Christmas, from Latin natalis birthday, from natalis natal Date: 1811 1. a Christmas carol 2. ...
Noel-Baker
biographical name Philip John 1889-1982 British politician
noes
plural of no
noetic
adjective Etymology: Greek noētikos intellectual, from noein to think, from nous mind Date: 1653 of, relating to, or based on the intellect
nog
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1693 1. a strong ale formerly brewed in Norfolk, England 2. [by shortening] eggnog
Nogales
geographical name city NW Mexico in Sonora population 107,119
noggin
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1630 1. a small mug or cup 2. a small quantity (as a gill) of drink 3. a person's head
nogging
noun Etymology: nog wooden block the size of a brick Date: 1825 rough brick masonry used to fill in the open spaces of a wooden frame
Noguchi
I. biographical name Hideyo 1876-1928 American (Japanese-born) bacteriologist II. biographical name Isamu 1904-1988 American sculptor
Noh
also No noun (plural Noh; also No) Etymology: Japanese nō, literally, talent Date: 1871 classic Japanese dance-drama having a heroic theme, a chorus, and highly stylized ...
nohow
adverb Date: 1775 1. in no manner or way ; not at all 2. dialect anyhow
noil
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1624 short fiber removed during the combing of a textile fiber and often separately spun into yarn
noir
noun Etymology: short for film noir Date: 1980 1. crime fiction featuring hard-boiled cynical characters and bleak sleazy settings 2. film noir • noir adjective • ...
noirish
adjective see noir
noise
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, disturbance, noise, from Latin nausea nausea Date: 13th century 1. loud, confused, or senseless shouting or outcry 2. ...
noise pollution
noun Date: 1966 annoying or harmful noise (as of automobiles or jet airplanes) in an environment
noiseless
adjective see noise I
noiselessly
adverb see noise I
noisemaker
noun Date: 1574 one that makes noise; especially a device (as a horn or rattle) used to make noise at parties • noisemaking noun or adjective
noisemaking
noun or adjective see noisemaker
noisette
noun Etymology: French, diminutive of nois choice cut of meat, literally, nut, from Old French, from Latin nux — more at nut Date: 1891 a small piece of lean meat
noisily
adverb see noisy
noisiness
noun see noisy
noisome
adjective Etymology: Middle English noysome, from noy annoyance, alteration of anoi, from Anglo-French anui, from anuier to harass, annoy — more at annoy Date: 14th century ...
noisomely
adverb see noisome
noisomeness
noun see noisome
noisy
adjective (noisier; -est) Date: 1693 1. making noise 2. full of or characterized by noise or clamor 3. noticeably showy, gaudy, or bright ; conspicuous • noisily ...
nol-pros
transitive verb (nol-prossed; nol-prossing) Etymology: nolle prosequi Date: circa 1878 to discontinue by entering a nolle prosequi
nolens volens
foreign term Etymology: Latin unwilling (or) willing ; willy-nilly
noli me tangere
noun Etymology: Latin, do not touch me; from Jesus' words to Mary Magdalene (John 20:17) Date: 1591 a warning against touching or interference
nolle prosequi
noun Etymology: Latin, to be unwilling to pursue Date: 1681 an entry on the record of a legal action denoting that the prosecutor or plaintiff will proceed no further in an ...
nolo
noun Date: 1914 nolo contendere
nolo contendere
noun Etymology: Latin, I do not wish to contend Date: 1872 a plea in a criminal prosecution that without admitting guilt subjects the defendant to conviction but does not ...
nom de guerre
noun (plural noms de guerre) Etymology: French, literally, war name Date: 1679 pseudonym
nom de plume
noun (plural noms de plume) Etymology: French, pen name; probably coined in English Date: 1823 pseudonym, pen name
noma
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek nomē, from nemein to spread (of an ulcer), literally, to graze, pasture — more at nimble Date: 1834 a spreading invasive gangrene ...
nomad
noun Etymology: Latin nomad-, nomas member of a wandering pastoral people, from Greek, from nemein Date: 1579 1. a member of a people who have no fixed residence but move ...
nomadic
adjective Date: circa 1818 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of nomads 2. roaming about from place to place aimlessly, frequently, or without a fixed pattern of ...
nomadism
noun see nomad
nombril
noun Etymology: Middle French, literally, navel, ultimately from Latin umbilicus Date: 1562 the center point of the lower half of an armorial escutcheon
nome
noun Etymology: Greek nomos pasture, district — more at nimble Date: circa 1727 a province of ancient Egypt
Nome, Cape
geographical name cape W Alaska on S side of Seward Peninsula
nomen
noun (plural nomina) Etymology: Latin nomin-, nomen name — more at name Date: circa 1890 the second of the three usual names of an ancient Roman male — compare cognomen, ...
nomen conservandum
noun (plural nomina conservanda) Etymology: New Latin, name to be kept Date: 1916 a biological taxonomic name that is preserved by special sanction in exception to the usual ...
nomen dubium
noun (plural nomina dubia) Etymology: New Latin, doubtful name Date: 1937 a taxonomic name that cannot be assigned with certainty to any taxonomic group because the ...
nomen nudum
noun (plural nomina nuda) Etymology: New Latin, bare name Date: 1900 a proposed taxonomic name that is invalid because the group designated is not described or illustrated ...
nomenclator
noun Etymology: Latin, slave whose duty was to announce the names of persons met during a political campaign, from nomen + calare to call — more at low Date: 1585 1. a book ...
nomenclatorial
adjective Date: 1885 relating to or connected with nomenclature
nomenclatural
adjective see nomenclature
nomenclature
noun Etymology: Latin nomenclatura assigning of names, from nomen + calatus, past participle of calare Date: 1610 1. name, designation 2. the act or process or an instance ...
nominal
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English nominalle, from Medieval Latin nominalis, from Latin, of a name, from nomin-, nomen name — more at name Date: 15th century 1. of, ...
nominal value
noun Date: 1788 par 1b
nominal wages
noun plural Date: 1851 wages measured in money as distinct from actual purchasing power
nominalism
noun Date: 1844 1. a theory that there are no universal essences in reality and that the mind can frame no single concept or image corresponding to any universal or general ...
nominalist
I. noun see nominalism II. adjective see nominalism
nominalistic
adjective see nominalism
nominally
adverb see nominal I
nominatable
adjective see nominate
nominate
transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: Latin nominatus, past participle of nominare, from nomin-, nomen name — more at name Date: 1545 1. designate, name 2. a. ...
nomination
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act, process, or an instance of nominating 2. the state of being nominated
nominative
adjective Etymology: Middle English nominatyf, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French nominatif, from Latin (casus) nominativus nominative case, from nominare; from the ...
nominator
noun see nominate
nominee
noun see nominate
nomogram
noun Etymology: Greek nomos law + International Scientific Vocabulary -gram — more at nimble Date: 1908 a graphic representation that consists of several lines marked off ...
nomograph
noun Date: circa 1909 nomogram • nomographic adjective • nomography noun
nomographic
adjective see nomograph
nomography
noun see nomograph
nomological
adjective Etymology: nomology science of physical and logical laws, from Greek nomos + English -logy Date: 1845 relating to or expressing basic physical laws or rules of ...
nomothetic
adjective Etymology: Greek nomothetikos of legislation, from nomothetēs lawgiver, from nomos law + -thetēs one who establishes, from tithenai to put — more at do Date: ...
non compos mentis
adjective Etymology: Latin, literally, not having mastery of one's mind Date: 1607 not of sound mind
non grata
adjective Etymology: persona non grata Date: 1925 not approved ; unwelcome
non obstante
preposition Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin Date: 15th century notwithstanding
non omnia possumus omnes
foreign term Etymology: Latin we can't all (do) all things
non omnis moriar
foreign term Etymology: Latin I shall not wholly die
non placet
noun Etymology: Latin, it does not please Date: 1589 a negative vote
non possumus
noun Etymology: Latin, we cannot Date: 1883 a statement expressing inability to do something
non prosequitur
noun Etymology: Late Latin, he does not prosecute Date: 1768 a judgment entered against a plaintiff for failure to appear to prosecute a suit
non sans droict
foreign term Etymology: Old French not without right — motto on Shakespeare's coat of arms
non sequitur
noun Etymology: Latin, it does not follow Date: 1540 1. an inference that does not follow from the premises; specifically a fallacy resulting from a simple conversion of a ...
non sum qualis eram
foreign term Etymology: Latin I am not what I used to be
non troppo
adverb or adjective Etymology: Italian, literally, not too much Date: circa 1854 without excess — used to qualify a direction in music
non-
prefix Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin non not, from Old Latin noenum, from ne- not + oinom, neuter of oinos one — more at no, one 1. not ; other ...
non-A, non-B hepatitis
noun Date: 1976 hepatitis clinically similar to hepatitis A and hepatitis B but caused by a different virus; especially hepatitis C
non-euclidean
adjective Usage: often capitalized E Date: 1872 not assuming or in accordance with all the postulates of Euclid's Elements
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
noun Date: 1972 any of the numerous malignant lymphomas (as Burkitt's lymphoma) that are not classified as Hodgkin's disease
non-insulin-dependent diabetes
noun Date: 1978 type 2 diabetes
non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
noun Date: 1979 type 2 diabetes — abbreviation NIDDM
non-oil
adjective Date: 1970 1. not relating to, containing, or derived from oil 2. being a net importer of petroleum or petroleum products
non-U
adjective Date: 1954 not characteristic of the upper classes
non-Western
adjective Date: 1902 1. not being part of the western tradition 2. of or relating to non-Western societies
nonadditive
adjective Date: 1926 1. not having a numerical value equal to the sum of values for the component parts 2. of, relating to, or being a genic effect that is not additive • ...
nonadditivity
noun see nonadditive
nonage
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from non- + age age Date: 15th century 1. minority 1 2. a. a period of youth b. lack of maturity
nonagenarian
noun Etymology: Latin nonagenarius containing ninety, from nonageni ninety each, from nonaginta ninety, from nona- (akin to novem nine) + -ginta (akin to viginti twenty) — ...
nonagon
noun Etymology: Latin nonus ninth + English -gon — more at noon Date: circa 1639 a polygon of nine angles and nine sides
nonaligned
adjective Date: 1960 not allied with other nations and especially with either the Communist or the non-Communist blocs • nonalignment noun
nonalignment
noun see nonaligned
nonallelic
adjective Date: 1945 not behaving as alleles toward one another
nonbank
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1939 a business that is not an officially established bank but offers many similar services • nonbanking adjective
nonbanking
adjective see nonbank
nonbonding
adjective Date: 1952 relating to, being, or occupying a molecular orbital that neither promotes nor inhibits bond formation between atoms
nonbook
I. adjective Date: 1949 being something other than a book; especially being a library holding (as a microfilm) that is not a book II. noun Date: 1960 a book of little ...
nonbusiness
adjective Date: 1927 not related to business; especially not related to one's primary business
noncaloric
adjective Date: 1950 free from or very low in calories
noncandidacy
noun see noncandidate
noncandidate
noun Date: 1944 a person who is not a candidate; especially one who has refused to be a candidate for a particular political office • noncandidacy noun
nonce
I. noun Etymology: Middle English nanes, alteration (from misdivision of then anes in such phrases as to then anes for the one purpose) of anes one purpose, irregular from an, ...
nonchalance
noun Date: 1678 the quality or state of being nonchalant
nonchalant
adjective Etymology: French, from Old French, from present participle of nonchaloir to disregard, from non- + chaloir to concern, from Latin calēre to be warm — more at lee ...
nonchalantly
adverb see nonchalant
nonchromosomal
adjective Date: 1960 1. not situated on a chromosome 2. not involving chromosomes
noncoding
adjective Date: 1976 not specifying the genetic code
noncom
noun Date: 1883 noncommissioned officer
noncombatant
noun Date: 1811 one that does not engage in combat: as a. a member (as a chaplain) of the armed forces whose duties do not include fighting b. civilian • noncombatant ...
noncomedogenic
adjective Etymology: non- + comedo + -genic Date: 1983 not tending to clog pores (as by the formation of blackheads)
noncommissioned officer
noun Date: 1703 a subordinate officer (as a sergeant) in the army, air force, or marine corps appointed from among enlisted personnel
noncommittal
adjective Date: 1829 1. giving no clear indication of attitude or feeling 2. having no clear or distinctive character • noncommittally adverb
noncommittally
adverb see noncommittal
nonconcur
intransitive verb Date: 1732 to refuse or fail to concur • nonconcurrence noun
nonconcurrence
noun see nonconcur
nonconductor
noun Date: 1751 a substance that conducts heat, electricity, or sound only in very small degree
nonconform
intransitive verb Etymology: back-formation from nonconformist Date: 1681 to fail to conform • nonconformer noun
nonconformance
noun Date: 1786 failure to conform
nonconformer
noun see nonconform
nonconformism
noun Date: 1844 nonconformity
nonconformist
noun Date: 1619 1. often capitalized a person who does not conform to an established church; especially one who does not conform to the Church of England 2. a person who ...
nonconformity
noun Date: 1618 1. a. failure or refusal to conform to an established church b. often capitalized the movement or principles of English Protestant dissent c. often ...
noncooperation
noun Date: 1795 failure or refusal to cooperate; specifically refusal through civil disobedience of a people to cooperate with the government of a country • ...
noncooperationist
noun see noncooperation
noncooperative
adjective Date: 1922 of, relating to, or characterized by noncooperation
noncooperator
noun see noncooperation
noncredit
adjective Date: 1965 not offering credit toward a degree
noncrossover
adjective Date: 1916 having or being chromosomes that have not participated in genetic crossing-over
noncustodial
adjective Date: 1973 of or being a parent who does not have sole custody of a child or who has custody a smaller portion of the time
nondairy
adjective Date: 1968 containing no milk or milk products
nondeductibility
noun see nondeductible
nondeductible
adjective Date: 1943 not deductible; especially not deductible for income tax purposes • nondeductibility noun
nondefense
adjective Date: 1961 not used or intended for or associated with the military
nondescript
adjective Etymology: non- + Latin descriptus, past participle of describere to describe Date: 1789 1. belonging or appearing to belong to no particular class or kind ; not ...
nondestructive
adjective Date: 1926 not destructive; specifically not causing destruction of material being investigated or treated • nondestructively adverb • nondestructiveness ...
nondestructively
adverb see nondestructive
nondestructiveness
noun see nondestructive
nondiapausing
adjective Date: 1963 1. not having a diapause 2. not being in a state of diapause
nondirective
adjective Date: 1931 of, relating to, or being psychotherapy, counseling, or interviewing in which the counselor refrains from interpretation or explanation but encourages the ...
nondisjunction
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1913 failure of homologous chromosomes or sister chromatids to separate subsequent to metaphase in meiosis or ...
nondisjunctional
adjective see nondisjunction
nondistinctive
adjective Date: 1916 of a speech sound having no signaling value
nondividing
adjective Date: 1945 not undergoing cell division
nondormant
adjective Date: 1940 1. being in such a condition that germination is possible 2. being in active vegetative growth
nondrinker
noun Date: 1899 a person who abstains from alcoholic beverages • nondrinking adjective
nondrinking
adjective see nondrinker
nondrying oil
noun Date: 1877 a highly saturated oil (as olive oil) that is unable to solidify when exposed in a thin film to air
none
I. pronoun, singular or plural in construction Etymology: Middle English, from Old English nān, from ne not + ān one — more at no, one Date: before 12th century 1. not ...
noneconomic
adjective Date: 1920 not economic; especially having no economic importance or implication
nonelectrolyte
noun Date: 1891 a substance that does not readily ionize when dissolved or melted and is a poor conductor of electricity
nonentity
noun Date: circa 1600 1. something that does not exist or exists only in the imagination 2. nonexistence 3. a person or thing of little consequence or significance
nones
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: Middle English nonys, from Anglo-French nones, from Latin nonae, from feminine plural of nonus ninth Date: 14th ...
nonessential
adjective Date: 1751 1. not essential 2. being a substance synthesized by the body in sufficient quantity to satisfy dietary needs — compare essential 2b • ...
nonesuch
noun Date: 1590 a person or thing without an equal • nonesuch adjective
nonet
noun Etymology: Italian nonetto, from nono ninth, from Latin nonus — more at noon Date: 1865 a combination of nine instruments or voices; also a musical composition for ...
nonetheless
adverb Date: 1847 nevertheless
nonevent
noun Date: 1962 1. a. an expected event that fails to take place or to satisfy expectations b. an often highly publicized event of little intrinsic interest or ...
nonexistence
noun Date: 1646 absence of existence ; the negation of being • nonexistent adjective
nonexistent
adjective see nonexistence
nonfat
adjective Date: 1926 lacking fat solids ; having fat solids removed
nonfeasance
noun Etymology: non- + obsolete English feasance doing, execution Date: 1596 failure to act; especially failure to do what ought to be done
nonferrous
adjective Date: 1887 1. not containing, including, or relating to iron 2. of or relating to metals other than iron
nonfiction
noun Date: 1909 literature or cinema that is not fictional • nonfictional adjective
nonfictional
adjective see nonfiction
nonfigurative
adjective Date: 1934 nonobjective 2
nonflammability
noun see nonflammable
nonflammable
adjective Date: 1915 not flammable; specifically not easily ignited and not burning rapidly if ignited • nonflammability noun
nonflowering
adjective Date: circa 1934 producing no flowers; specifically lacking a flowering stage in the life cycle
nonfluency
noun (plural -cies) Date: circa 1945 1. lack of fluency 2. an instance of nonfluency
nongonococcal
adjective Date: 1961 not caused by a gonococcus
nongreen
adjective Date: 1897 not green; specifically containing no chlorophyll
nonhero
noun Date: 1940 antihero
nonhistone
adjective Date: circa 1966 relating to or being any of the eukaryotic proteins (as DNA polymerase) that form complexes with DNA but are not considered histones
nonidentical
adjective Date: 1890 1. different 2. fraternal 2
nonillion
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from Latin nonus ninth + French -illion (as in million) — more at noon Date: 1690 — see number table
noninductive
adjective Date: 1893 not inductive; especially having negligible inductance
noninterlaced
adjective Date: 1980 not interlaced; specifically of, relating to, or using a method of video scanning (as for a television or computer screen) in which the horizontal lines ...
nonintervention
noun Date: 1831 the state or policy of not intervening • noninterventionist noun or adjective
noninterventionist
noun or adjective see nonintervention
noninvasive
adjective Date: 1968 1. not tending to spread; specifically not tending to infiltrate and destroy healthy tissue 2. not being or involving an invasive medical procedure ...
noninvasively
adverb see noninvasive
noninvolved
adjective see noninvolvement
noninvolvement
noun Date: 1936 absence of involvement or emotional attachment • noninvolved adjective
nonionic
adjective Date: 1929 not ionic; especially not dependent on a surface-active anion for effect
nonissue
noun Date: 1964 an issue of little importance, validity, or concern
nonjoinder
noun Date: 1833 failure to include a necessary party to a suit at law
nonjudgmental
adjective Date: 1952 avoiding judgments based on one's personal and especially moral standards • nonjudgmentally adverb
nonjudgmentally
adverb see nonjudgmental
nonjuring
adjective Etymology: non- + Latin jurare to swear — more at jury Date: 1691 not swearing allegiance — used especially of a member of a party in Great Britain that would ...
nonjuror
noun Date: 1691 a person refusing to take an oath especially of allegiance, supremacy, or abjuration; specifically one of the beneficed clergy in England and Scotland ...
nonliterate
adjective Date: 1947 1. not literate 2. having no written language • nonliterate noun
nonmetal
noun Date: circa 1864 a chemical element (as boron, carbon, or nitrogen) that lacks the characteristics of a metal
nonmetallic
adjective Date: 1815 1. not metallic 2. of, relating to, or being a nonmetal
nonmoral
adjective Date: circa 1866 not falling into or existing in the sphere of morals or ethics
nonnegative
adjective Date: 1885 not negative: as a. being either positive or zero b. taking on nonnegative values
nonnuclear
adjective Date: 1953 1. not nuclear: as a. being a weapon whose destructive power is not derived from a nuclear reaction b. not operated by, using, or produced by ...
nonobjective
adjective Date: 1905 1. not objective 2. representing or intended to represent no natural or actual object, figure, or scene • nonobjectivism noun • nonobjectivist ...
nonobjectivism
noun see nonobjective
nonobjectivist
noun see nonobjective

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