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nah
nah [nä] adv., interj. Informal no: a negative reply * * * nah (nä, nă) interj. Informal No.   [Variant of no1.] * * *
Nah.
Nahum. * * *
Naha
/nah"hah/, n. a port on SW Okinawa, in S Japan. 295,801. * * * ▪ Japan  city and capital, Okinawa ken (prefecture), Japan. It lies on southwestern Okinawa Island, which is ...
Nahan
▪ India       town, southern Himachal Pradesh (Himāchal Pradesh) state, northwestern India. It lies south-southeast of Shimla, the state capital, at the foot of the ...
Nahanni National Park
National park, southwestern Northwest Territories, Canada. Established in 1972, it occupies an area of 1,177,700 acres (476,968 hectares). Its central feature is the South ...
Nahant
▪ Massachusetts, United States       town (township), Essex county, northeastern Massachusetts, U.S. Lying just northeast of Boston and adjacent to the city of Lynn, ...
Nahariyya
▪ Israel       city, northwestern Israel. It lies on the Mediterranean coast halfway between ʿAkko (Acre) and the Lebanese border at Rosh ha-Niqra. The name comes from ...
Nahāvand, Battle of
▪ Iranian history Nahāvand also spelled  Nahāwand  or  Nehavend        (AD 642), military clash in Iran between Arab and Sāsānian (Sāsānian dynasty) forces ...
NAHB
National Association of Home Builders. * * *
nahcolite
/nah"keuh luyt'/, n. a carbonate mineral, naturally occurring sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3. [1925-30; NaHCO3, its chemical name + -LITE] * * * ▪ mineral       colourless ...
Nahḍah, Ḥizb al-
(Arabic; "Renaissance Party") Tunisian political party founded in 1981 by Rachid al-Ghannouchi and Abdelfattah Mourou (ʽAbd al-Fattāḥ Mūrū) as the Islamic Tendency ...
Naḥḥās Pasha, Muṣṭafā al-
▪ prime minister of Egypt born June 15, 1879, Samannūd, Egypt died Aug. 23, 1965, Alexandria       statesman who, as the leader of the nationalist Wafd party, was a ...
Nahienaena
▪ Hawaiian princess born 1815, Keauhou, Hawaii died Dec. 30, 1836, Honolulu       princess, the only child of Kamehameha I, conqueror and consolidator of the Hawaiian ...
Naḥman ben Simḥah of Bratslav
▪ Hasidic rabbi Naḥman ben Simḥah also spelled  Nakhmen ben Simkhe  born 1772, Medzhibozh, Podolia, Pol. [now in Ukraine] died 1811, Uman, Ukraine, Russian ...
Naḥmanides
▪ Spanish scholar and rabbi original name  Moses Ben Nahman , also called  Naḥamani , or, by acronym,  Ramban  born c. 1194, , Gerona, Catalonia died 1270, Acre, ...
Nahua
/nah"wah/, n., pl. Nahuas, (esp. collectively) Nahua, adj. Nahuatl. * * * Indian population of Mexico and Central America, of whom the Aztec are the best known. Modern-day ...
Nahuan languages
      subgroup of the Uto-Aztecan languages, including Pochutec, Nahua, and Pipil; they are sometimes considered a subfamily coordinate with Shoshonean and Sonoran, and ...
Nahuatl
/nah"waht l/, n., pl. Nahuatls, (esp. collectively) Nahuatl, adj. n. 1. a member of any of various peoples of ancient origin ranging from southeastern Mexico to parts of Central ...
Nahuatl language
Uto-Aztecan language of Mexico, which continues to be spoken by more than a million modern Mexicans in various markedly divergent dialects. Nahuatl was the language of perhaps ...
Nahuatlan
/nah"waht leuhn/, n. 1. Nahuatl in all its dialects, often taken as a group of languages, spoken in large areas of central Mexico and El Salvador and in various small, widely ...
Nahuel Huapí National Park
National park, southwestern Argentina. Originating as a reserve in 1903 with a private donation of 15 sq mi (39 sq km), it became Argentina's first national park in 1934. The ...
Nahuel Huapí, Lake
Lake, in the eastern foothills of the Andes Mountains, southwestern Argentina, near the Chilean border. The largest lake in Argentina's lake district, it has an area of 212 sq ...
Nahum
/nay"heuhm/, n. 1. a Minor Prophet of the 7th century B.C. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Nah. * * * flourished late 7th century BC One of the 12 Minor ...
Nahum, Book of
▪ Old Testament       the seventh of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets (grouped together as The Twelve in the Jewish canon). The title ...
Nahyān dynasty
or Āl Nahyān ("Nahyān family") Ruling family of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, a constituent part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The family were originally Bedouin of the ...
Nahyān, Sheikh Shakhbūṭ ibn Sulṭān Āl
▪ ruler of Abū Ẓaby also spelled  Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Āl Nahayan , or  Nuhayyan  born 1905, Abū Ẓaby died Feb. 11, 1989, Al-ʿAyn, Abū Ẓaby, ...
Nahyan, Sheikh Zayid ibn Sultan Al
▪ 2005       U.A.E. political leader (b. c. 1918, British protectorate of Abu Dhabi—d. Nov. 2, 2004), as the chief architect and first president (1971–2004) of the ...
NAIA
NAIA abbrev. National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics * * * NAIA abbr. National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes. * * *
naiad
/nay"ad, -euhd, nuy"-/, n., pl. naiads, naiades /-euh deez'/. 1. (sometimes cap.) Class. Myth. any of a class of nymphs presiding over rivers and springs. 2. the juvenile form of ...
Naida
/nay"deuh/, n. a female given name. * * *
Naidu, Chandrababu
▪ 2000       One of the up-and-coming figures in Indian politics in 1999, Chandrababu Naidu was viewed as a future prime minister by many political analysts. In October ...
Naidu, Sarojini
▪ Indian writer and political leader née  Chattopadhyay  born Feb. 13, 1879, Hyderābād, India died March 2, 1949, Lucknow       political activist, feminist, ...
naïf
/nah eef"/, n. 1. a naive or inexperienced person. adj. 2. naive. Also, naif. [ < MF; masc. of NAÏVE] * * *
nail
—nailless, adj. —naillike, adj. /nayl/, n. 1. a slender, typically rod-shaped rigid piece of metal, usually in any of numerous standard lengths from a fraction of an inch to ...
nail bomb
an explosive device packed with nails or similar metal objects that act as shrapnel. [1970-75] * * *
nail enamel.
See nail polish. [1905-10] * * *
nail file
a small file of metal or cardboard, for trimming, smoothing, or shaping the fingernails and sometimes having a point for removing dirt from under them. [1870-75, Amer.] * * *
nail polish
a polish of quick-drying lacquer, either clear or colored, used to paint the fingernails or toenails. [1905-10] * * *
nail scissors
(usually used with a pl. v.) small scissors with short curved blades for trimming the fingernails or toenails. [1850-55] * * *
nail set
a short rod of steel used to drive a nail below or flush with a surface. [1895-1900] * * *
nail varnish
Brit. See nail polish. [1925-30] * * *
nail violin
a musical instrument consisting of a wooden cylinder or half cylinder with a number of nails or U-shaped metal pins inserted into its surface, played with one or two fiddle ...
nail-biter
/nayl"buy'teuhr/, n. 1. a person who bites his or her nails, esp. habitually. 2. a situation marked by anxiety or tension. [1970-75] * * *
nail-biting
—nail-biter, n. /nayl"buy'ting/, n. 1. the act or practice of biting one's fingernails, esp. as the result of anxiety or nervousness. 2. Informal. nervousness: The announcement ...
nail-patella syndrome
▪ pathology       rare hereditary (autosomal dominant) disorder characterized by small fingernails and toenails that show a tendency to split; small or absent kneecaps ...
nail-sick
—nailsickness, n. /nayl"sik'/, adj. Naut. iron-sick. [1860-65] * * *
nailbed
nail bed n. The formative layer of cells at the base of the fingernail or toenail; the matrix. * * *
nailbiter
nail biter also nail·bit·er (nālʹbī'tər) n. 1. One who bites one's fingernails as a nervous habit. 2. A situation marked by tense nervousness or apprehension, especially an ...
nailbiting
See nail biter. * * *
nailbrush
/nayl"brush'/, n. a small brush with stiff bristles, used to clean the fingernails. [1795-1805; NAIL + BRUSH1] * * *
nailclipper
/nayl"klip'euhr/, n. Often, nailclippers. a small mechanical device for clipping the fingernails or toenails. [1940-45; NAIL + CLIPPER] * * *
nailer
/nay"leuhr/, n. a person or thing that drives nails, as a machine that drives nails automatically. [1400-50; late ME; see NAIL, -ER1] * * *
nailer joist
a steel joist having a permanently attached nailing strip, as for securing wooden flooring. * * *
nailfile
nail file n. A small flat file used for shaping and smoothing the fingernails and toenails. * * *
nailfold
nail fold n. A fold of hard skin overlapping the base and sides of a fingernail or toenail. * * *
nailhead
—nail-headed, adj. /nayl"hed'/, n. 1. the enlarged top of a nail, usually flattened but sometimes rounded. 2. an ornament that suggests or resembles the enlarged top of a ...
nailing strip
a strip of wood or other partly yielding material attached to a hard surface, as of steel or concrete, so that objects may be nailed to the surface. * * *
nailpolish
nail polish n. A clear or colored cosmetic lacquer applied to the fingernails or toenails. * * *
nailpunch
nail punch n. See nail set. * * *
nailscissors
nail scissors pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Small scissors with short, curved blades for trimming and shaping fingernails or toenails. * * *
nailset
nail set n. A tool used for driving a nail so that its head is below or flush with a surface. Also called nail punch. * * *
Naima
/nah ee"meuh/, n. a female given name: from an Arabic word meaning "benevolent." * * *
Naima, Mustafa
▪ Turkish historian born 1655, Aleppo, Syria died 1716, Patras, Morea       Turkish historian who wrote a history, Tarih, of the period 1591–1659.       Naima ...
Nainital
▪ India also spelled  Naini Tal        town, northern Uttarakhand state, northern India. The town lies in the Siwalik (Shiwalik) Range (Siwalik Range). Founded in ...
nainsook
/nayn"sook, nan"-/, n. a fine, soft-finished cotton fabric, usually white, used for lingerie and infants' wear. [1780-90; < Urdu, Hindi nainsukh, equiv. to nain the eye + sukh ...
Naipaul
/nuy"pawl'/, n. V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad), born 1932, English novelist and nonfiction writer, born in Trinidad. * * *
Naipaul, Sir V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad)
Nai·paul (nīʹpôl), Sir V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad). Born 1932. Trinidadian-born British writer. His works include the novels A House for Mr. Biswas (1961) and A Bend in the ...
Naipaul, Sir V.S.
▪ Trinidadian-British writer in full  Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul  born August 17, 1932, Trinidad    Trinidadian writer of Indian descent known for his pessimistic ...
Nair, Mira
▪ 2003       Early 2002 was a busy time for film director-producer-writer Mira Nair. On Sept. 8, 2001, Monsoon Wedding captured the Golden Lion for best picture at the ...
naira
/nuy"reuh/, n. a paper money and monetary unit of Nigeria, equal to 100 kobo: replaced the pound in 1973. * * * ▪ Nigerian currency   monetary unit of Nigeria. The naira is ...
Nairn
/nairn/, n. a historic county in N Scotland. Also called Nairnshire /nairn"shear', -sheuhr/. * * *
Nairne, Carolina Nairne, Baroness
▪ Scottish songwriter née  Oliphant  born Aug. 16, 1766, Gask, Perth, Scot. died Oct. 26, 1845, Gask       Scottish songwriter and laureate of Jacobitism, who wrote ...
Nairnshire
▪ historic county, Scotland, United Kingdom also called  Nairn        historic county, northeastern Scotland, on the southern shore of the Moray Firth. The town of ...
Nairobi
/nuy roh"bee/, n. a city in and the capital of Kenya, in the SW part. 650,000. * * * City (pop., 1999: 2,143,254), capital of Kenya. It is located in south-central Kenya at an ...
Nairobi National Park
National park, Kenya. Located about 15 mi (25 km) south of Nairobi, it was established in 1946. It has an area of 45 sq mi (117 sq km). It is noted for wildlife, including lion, ...
nairu
nai·ru (nāʹro͞o) n. The lowest unemployment rate that an economy can accommodate without causing inflation.   [n(on)a(ccelerating) i(nflation) r(ate of) u(nemployment).] * ...
Naismith
/nay"smith/, n. James, 1861-1939, U.S. physical-education teacher and originator of basketball, born in Canada. * * *
Naismith, James A.
born Nov. 6, 1861, Almonte, Ont., Can. died Nov. 28, 1939, Lawrence, Kan., U.S. Canadian-born U.S. physical education instructor, inventor of basketball. He studied theology ...
Naismith,James
Nai·smith (nāʹsmĭth'), James. 1861-1939. Canadian-born American sports educator who originated the game of basketball (1891). * * *
naissance
/nay"seuhns/, n. a birth, an origination, or a growth, as that of a person, an organization, an idea, or a movement. [1480-90; < F, MF, equiv. to nais- (s. of naître to be born ...
Naivasha, Lake
Lake, southwest-central Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley, at 6,135 ft (1,870 m) above sea level, it is 12 mi (19 km) long and 9 mi (14 km) wide and has an area of 108 sq ...
naive
—naively, adv. —naiveness, n. /nah eev"/, adj. 1. having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous. 2. having or ...
naive art
also called outsider art Work of artists in sophisticated societies who lack or reject formal training. Naive artists, not to be confused with hobbyists, create with the same ...
naive realism
—naive realist. Philos. the theory that the world is perceived exactly as it is. Also called commonsense realism, natural realism. [1880-85] * * *
naively
See naive. * * *
naiveness
See naively. * * *
naiveté
/nah eev tay", -ee'veuh tay", -eev"tay, -ee"veuh-/, n. 1. the quality or state of being naive; natural or artless simplicity. 2. a naive action, remark, etc. Also, naïveté, ...
naivety
/nah eev"tee, -ee"veuh-/, n., pl. naiveties. naiveté. Also, naïvety. * * *
Najaf
/naj"af/, n. a city in central Iraq: holy city of the Shi'ites; shrine contains tomb of Ali (A.D. c600-661), founder of the Shi'ite sect. 134,027. Also, An-Najaf. * * *
Najaf, Al-
▪ Iraq also spelled  Nejef,  also called  Mashhad ʿAlī   city, capital of Al-Najaf muḥāfaẓah (governorate), central Iraq. Located about 100 miles (160 km) south of ...
Najāḥid Dynasty
▪ Muslim dynasty       Muslim dynasty of Ethiopian Mamlūks (slaves) that ruled Yemen in the period 1022–1158 from its capital at Zabīd. The Ziyādid (Ziyādid ...
Najd
Najd (năjd) See Nejd. * * * ▪ region, Saudi Arabia also spelled  Nejd,         region, central Saudi Arabia, comprising a mainly rocky plateau sloping eastward ...
Najdorf, Mieczyslaw
▪ 1998       Polish-born Argentine chess grandmaster who was active in the sport for nearly 70 years, during which he won 52 international tournaments, was for a time ...
Najibullah, Maj. Gen. Mohammad
▪ 1997       Afghan politician (b. 1947, Gardez, Paktia province, Afg.—d. Sept. 27, 1996, Kabul, Afg.), was the president of Afghanistan for six years after being ...
Najibullah, Mohammad
▪ president of Afghanistan born 1947, Gardīz, Afghanistan died September 27, 1996, Kabul       Afghan military official who was president of Afghanistan from 1986 to ...
Najin
▪ North Korea       city, Hamgyŏng-pukto (North Hamgyŏng province), northeastern North Korea. It is located on Najin Bay, on the East Sea (Sea of Japan). Protected by ...
Najrān
▪ Saudi Arabia       town, oasis, and minṭaqah (province), southern ʿAsīr region, southwestern Saudi Arabia, in the desert along the Yemen frontier. It is bounded by ...
Najʿ Ḥammādī
▪ Egypt also spelled  Nag Hammadi,         town in Qinā muḥāfaẓah (governorate), on the west bank of the Nile, in Upper Egypt, on or near the site of the ...
Nakae Chōmin
▪ Japanese writer pseudonym of  Nakae Tokusuke   born Dec. 8, 1847, Kōchi, Japan died Dec. 13, 1901, Tokyo  noted writer who popularized the equalitarian doctrines of the ...
Nakae Tōju
orig. Gen or Mokken born April 21, 1608, Ōmi province, Japan died Oct. 11, 1648, Ōmi province Japanese Neo-Confucian scholar. A feudal retainer, he left his post in 1634 and ...
Nakagami Kenji
▪ Japanese writer born Aug. 2, 1946, Shingū, Wakayama prefecture, Japan died Aug. 12, 1992, Wakayama prefecture       prolific Japanese novelist whose writing was ...
Nakajima, Hiroshi
▪ 1995       In January 1988 the executive board of the World Health Organization (WHO), reviewed the credentials of various candidates before recommending that Hiroshi ...
Nakamura Nakazō I
▪ Japanese actor also called  Sakaeya, or Hidetsuru   born 1736, Edo [now Tokyo], Japan died June 6, 1790, Edo       Japanese Kabuki actor who introduced male roles ...
Nakamura Nakazo III
▪ Japanese actor also called  Maizuru-ya   born 1809, Edo [Tokyo] died Dec. 24, 1886, Tokyo       Kabuki actor who specialized in playing villains. He was the son of ...
Nakamura Utaemon
▪ Japanese actors       notable line of actors in the Kabuki theatre of Japan.       Nakamura Utaemon I (b. 1714—d. Nov. 23, 1791, Ōsaka, Japan) became well ...
Nakamura, Kazuo
▪ 2003       Canadian artist (b. Oct. 13, 1926, Vancouver, B.C.—d. April 9, 2002, Toronto, Ont.), was a prominent member of Painters Eleven, a group of Toronto-based ...
Nakamura, Kiharu
▪ 2005 Kazuko Nakamura        Japanese geisha (b. 1913, Tokyo, Japan—d. Jan. 5, 2004, Queens, N.Y.), was one of the last authentic participants in the Japanese art of ...
Nakasone
/nah"kah saw"ne/, n. Yasuhiro /yah"soo hee"rddaw/, born 1918, Japanese political leader: prime minister 1982-87. * * *
Nakasone Yasuhiro
▪ prime minister of Japan born May 27, 1918, Takasaki, Japan    Japanese politician, leader of the Liberal-Democratic Party (Liberal-Democratic Party of Japan) (LDP; ...
Nakatsu
▪ Japan       city, Ōita ken (prefecture), northern Kyushu, Japan. It lies along the mouth of the Yamakuni River facing the Inland Sea. The city developed around a ...
Nakauchi, Isao
▪ 1996       Isao Nakauchi was a retailer who had always wanted to end the traditional right of Japanese manufacturers to determine what products made it to the market ...
Nakbe
▪ archaeological site, Guatemala       archaeological site in the dense tropical forest of northern Guatemala, thought to be one of the earliest ceremonial centres of ...
naked
—nakedly, adv. —nakedness, n. /nay"kid/, adj. 1. being without clothing or covering; nude: naked children swimming in the lake. 2. without adequate clothing: a naked little ...
Naked and the Dead, The
a novel (1948) by Norman Mailer. * * *
naked ladies
Brit. See autumn crocus. * * *
naked lady
amaryllis (def. 2). * * *
Naked Lunch, The
a novel (1959-66) by William S. Burroughs. * * *
naked mole rat
a nearly hairless rodent, Heterocephalus glaber, of eastern African dry steppes and savannas, having two protruding upper and lower front teeth and living entirely underground in ...
nakedeye
naked eye n. The eye unassisted by an optical instrument. * * *
nakedly
See naked. * * *
nakedness
See nakedly. * * *
nakedoption
naked option n. An opening transaction in an option when the underlying asset is not owned by the investor writing the option. If a stock on which such an investor has written a ...
naker
▪ musical instrument       small kettledrum that reached Europe from the Middle East in the 13th century, during the Crusades. Nakers were made of wood, metal, or clay ...
nakfa
nakfa [näk′fä] n. the basic monetary unit of Eritrea: see the table of monetary units in the Reference Supplement * * * nak·fa (näkʹfäʹ) n. See table at ...
Nakh languages
      languages spoken in the Caucasus in southwestern Russia and in the Akhmeta district of Georgia. The Nakh language group includes Chechen, Ingush, and Bats ...
Nakhichevan
Na·khi·che·van (nə-kē'chə-vänʹ, -KHē'-) See Naxçivan. * * * ▪ Azerbaijan Azerbaijani  Naxçivan        capital of the Nakhichevan autonomous republic, in ...
Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic
/neuh khee'cheuh vahn"/ Russ. /neuh khyi chyi vahn"/ an autonomous republic of Azerbaijan, surrounded by Armenia, Iran, and Turkey. 295,000; 2277 sq. mi. (5500 sq. km). Cap.: ...
Nakho-Dagestanian languages
also called  Northeast Caucasian Languages,         group of languages spoken in the northeastern Caucasus Mountains. The Nakh division consists of the languages of the ...
Nakhodka
/nu khawt"keuh/, n. a port in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, SE of Vladivostok, on the Sea of Japan. 148,000. * * * ▪ Russia also spelled  Nachodka        town, ...
Nakhon
(as used in expressions) Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya. Nakhon Ratchasima Nakhon Si Thammarat * * *
Nakhon Pathom
▪ Thailand       town, western Thailand. It lies on the deltaic plain of the Chao Phraya River. A prosperous commercial centre, Nakhon Pathom is located 29 miles (47 km) ...
Nakhon Phanom
▪ Thailand       town, northeastern Thailand. Nakhon Phanom is a commercial centre lying along the Mekong River opposite Thakhek, Laos; it is linked by road to Udon ...
Nakhon Ratchasima
/nah"kawn rah"cheuh see'mah/ a city in central Thailand. 77,397. * * * City (pop., 1999 est.: 181,400), northeastern Thailand. It is the area's transportation, commercial, ...
Nakhon Sawan
/nah"kawn seuh wahn"/ a city in W central Thailand, on the Chao Phraya River. 46,135. * * * ▪ Thailand       town, north-central Thailand. Nakhon Sawan (“Heavenly ...
Nakhon Si Thammarat
Town (pop., 1999 est.: 105,176), southern Thailand, on the eastern coast of the Malay Peninsula. The walled town, one of Thailand's oldest, was founded more than 1,000 years ...
Naki, Hamilton
▪ 2006       South African medical technician (b. June 1926, Ngcangane, Transkei region, S.Af.—d. May 29, 2005, Langa, S.Af.), was credited with having secretly ...
Nakota
Na·ko·ta (nə-kōʹtə) n. pl. Nakota or Na·ko·tas 1. a. The branch of the Sioux people composed of the Yankton and Yanktonai. b. A member of this branch. 2. The dialect of ...
Nakskov
▪ city, Denmark       city, Lolland island, Denmark, on Nakskov Fjord. Founded as a market centre in the early 13th century (chartered 1266), it burned down in 1420, ...
Naktong River
▪ river, South Korea Korean  Naktong-gang        river, in the Yŏngnam area of the provinces (do) of North Kyŏngsang and South Kyŏngsang, southeastern South Korea. ...
Nakuru
▪ Kenya       town, west-central Kenya. It lies near the Mau Escarpment on the north shore of Lake Nakuru (Nakuru, Lake), 95 miles (153 km) northwest of Nairobi, near ...
Nakuru, Lake
▪ lake, Kenya  lake in west-central Kenya. It is one of the saline lakes of the lake system lying in the Great Rift Valley of eastern Africa. Primarily known for its many ...
Nalanda
Buddhist monastic centre, often spoken of as a university, in northern Bihar state, India. Though it is traditionally dated to the time of the Buddha (6th–5th centuries BC), ...
nalbuphine
/nal"byooh feen'/, n. Pharm. a potent synthetic narcotic, C21H27NO4, used as an analgesic for moderate to severe pain. [by rearrangement of parts of its chemical name] * * *
Nalchik
/nahl"chik/; Russ. /nahl"chyik/, n. a city in and the capital of Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Republic in the S Russian Federation. 235,000. * * * City (pop., 1999 est.: ...
naled
/nay"led/, n. Chem. a synthetic insecticide and miticide, C4H7Br2Cl2O4, having relatively low toxicity to mammals. [1960-65; generic name of uncert. orig.] * * *
nalidixic acid
/nay"li dik"sik, nay'-/, Pharm. a substance, C12H12N2O3, that has antibacterial activity against many susceptible Gram-negative organisms, esp. used in the treatment of urinary ...
nalidixicacid
na·li·dix·ic acid (nā'lĭ-dĭkʹsĭk) n. A compound, C12H12N2O3, used to treat infections of the genital and urinary tracts caused by gram-negative bacteria.   [Shortening ...
Nallamala Range
▪ hills, India       range of parallel hills and valleys of the Eastern Ghats in eastern Andhra Pradesh state, southern India. Located south of the Krishna River, ...
Nalline
/nal"een/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of nalorphine. * * *
nalmefene
nal·me·fene (nălʹmə-fēn') n. A drug, C21H25NO3, used as an antagonist to narcotic drugs.   [naltrexone + mefene(probably shortening and alteration of methylene).] * * *
nalorphine
/nal"euhr feen', nal awr"feen/, n. Pharm. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C19H21NO3, used to nullify respiratory depression due to narcotics and for the diagnosis of ...
naloxone
/neuh lok"sohn, nal"euhk sohn'/, n. Pharm. a narcotic analgesic antagonist, C19H21NO4, used in the reversal of acute narcotic analgesic respiratory depression. [1960-65; by ...
naltrexone
/nal trek"sohn/, n. Pharm. a nonaddictive substance, C20H23NO4, used in the treatment of heroin addiction and opiate overdose. [1970-75; by rearrangement of parts of its chemical ...
Nam
/nahm/, n. a former name of Chao Phraya. /nahm, nam/, n. Informal. Vietnam. Also, 'Nam. [1965-70; by shortening] * * * (as used in expressions) Me Nam River Paik Nam June Viet ...
NAM
National Association of Manufacturers. Also, N.A.M. * * * (as used in expressions) Me Nam River Paik Nam June Viet Nam Cong San Viet Nam Doc Lap Dong Minh Hoi * * *
Nam Co
Nam Co [näm′ tsō′] salt lake in E Tibet: c. 700 sq mi (1,813 sq km); 15,200 ft (4,633 m) above sea level * * *
Nam Dinh
▪ Vietnam       municipality, northern Vietnam. It lies on a canal linking the Day and the Red rivers and has road and railway links with Hanoi, 50 miles (80 km) ...
Nam Viet
▪ ancient kingdom, Asia (Vietnamese),Chinese  (Wade–Giles romanization) Nan Yüeh,  Pinyin  Nan Yue,         ancient kingdom occupying much of what is now ...
Nama
/nah"mah, -meuh/, n., pl. Namas, (esp. collectively) Nama. for 1. 1. a member of a Khoikhoi people of Namaqualand, in SW Africa. 2. the language of the Nama. * * * ▪ ...
namable
/nay"meuh beuhl/, adj. nameable. * * *
nāman
▪ Indian philosophy (Sanskrit), Pāli  Nāma        in Vedism and Hinduism, the characteristic sign or mark, most frequently used in the sense of the “name,” of ...
Namangan
/nah'meuhn gahn"/; Russ. /neuh mun gahn"/, n. a city in E Uzbekistan, NW of Andizhan. 291,000 * * * ▪ Uzbekistan       city and administrative centre of Namangan ...
Namaqualand
/neuh mah"kweuh land'/, n. a coastal region in the S part of Namibia, extending into the Cape of Good Hope province of the Republic of South Africa: inhabited by the Nama. Also ...
namaste
/num"euh stay'/, n. a conventional Hindu expression on meeting or parting, used by the speaker usually while holding the palms together vertically in front of the ...
Namath, Joe
in full Joseph William Namath born May 31, 1943, Beaver Falls, Pa., U.S. U.S. football quarterback. He developed his quarterback skills at the University of Alabama. An ...
Namatjira, Albert
born July 28, 1902, Hermannsburg, near Alice Springs, N.Terr., Austl. died Aug. 8, 1959, Alice Springs Australian Aboriginal painter. A member of the Aranda tribe, Namatjira ...
namaycush
/nam"i kush', nam"ay-/, n. pl. namaycushes, (esp. collectively) namaycush. a lake trout. [1735-45; < Cree name·kos < Proto-Algonquian *name·kwehsa] * * *
Nambicuara
▪ people also spelled  Nambikwara  or  Nambikuára        South American Indian people of the northern Mato Grosso (Mato Grosso Plateau). Once estimated at more ...
Nambu, Yoichiro
▪ American physicist born Jan. 18, 1921, Tokyo, Japan       Japanese-born American physicist who was awarded, with Kobayashi Makoto and Maskawa Toshihide, the 2008 ...
Nambucca Heads
▪ New South Wales, Australia       town and promontory, north-coastal New South Wales, Australia. The name, derived from an Aboriginal term meaning “entrance to the ...
Nambudiri
Dominant caste of the Indian state of Kerala. Rigidly orthodox, its members regard themselves as the representatives of the ancient Vedic religion and of the traditional Hindu ...
namby-pamby
—namby-pambiness, namby-pambyism, n. —namby-pambyish, adj. /nam"bee pam"bee/, adj., n., pl. namby-pambies for 4. adj. 1. without firm methods or policy; weak or indecisive: ...
Namdev
▪ Indian poet born 1270?, Narasi, India died 1350?, Pandharpur, Bahmani       leading poet-saint of the Indian medieval period, who wrote in the Marathi ...
Namdhari
▪ Sikh sect also called  Kuka         an austere sect within Sikhism, a religion of India. The Namdhari movement was founded by Balak Singh (1797–1862), who did ...
name
—namer, n. /naym/, n., v., named, naming, adj. n. 1. a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is ...
name brand
name brand n. 1. a well-known brand or trademark 2. a product bearing such a brand or trademark * * *
name day
1. the feast day of the saint after whom a person is named. 2. the day on which a person is christened. [1715-25] * * *
name of the game
Informal. the essential element, consideration, or ultimate purpose; key: Profit is the name of the game in business. [1965-70] * * *
name recognition
➡ elections * * *
name tape
a fabric tape on which a person's name is written, woven, or printed: for affixing to garments and other personal belongings to identify ownership. [1895-1900] * * *
name-brand
/naym"brand'/, adj. 1. brand-name (def. 1). n. 2. See brand name (def. 2). [1940-45] * * *
name-caller
/naym"kaw'leuhr/, n. a person who constantly resorts to name-calling. * * *
name-calling
/naym"kaw'ling/, n. the use of abusive names to belittle or humiliate another person in a political campaign, an argument, etc. [1890-95] * * *
name-drop
/naym"drop'/, v.i., name-dropped, name-dropping. to indulge in name-dropping. [1950-55] * * *
name-dropper
/naym"drop'euhr/, n. a person who indulges in name-dropping. [1945-50] * * *
name-dropping
/naym"drop'ing/, n. the introduction into one's conversation, letters, etc., of the names of famous or important people as alleged friends or associates in order to impress ...
nameable
—nameability, n. /nay"meuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of or susceptible to being named or identified; identifiable. 2. worth mentioning by name; notable; memorable. Also, ...
nameboard
/naym"bawrd', -bohrd'/, n. 1. a signboard that identifies a place or object. 2. a name painted, stenciled, etc., on something, as on the side of a ship. [1840-50; NAME + BOARD] * ...
namebrand
name brand n. 1. A trademark or distinctive name identifying a product or manufacturer. 2. A product or manufacturer having a name brand.   nameʹ-brand' (nāmʹbrănd') adj. * ...
nameday
name day n. 1. The feast day of the saint after whom one is named. 2. The day on which one is baptized. * * *
nameless
—namelessly, adv. —namelessness, n. /naym"lis/, adj. 1. having no name. 2. left unnamed: a certain person who shall be nameless. 3. anonymous: a nameless source of ...
namelessly
See nameless. * * *
namelessness
See namelessly. * * *
namely
/naym"lee/, adv. that is to say; explicitly; specifically; to wit: an item of legislation, namely, the housing bill. [1125-75; ME namely, earlier nameliche. See NAME, -LY] * * *
Namen
Namen [nä′mən] Fl. name for NAMUR * * *
nameof the game
name of the game n. Slang The essential part or quality necessary for the success of an enterprise or the fulfillment of a goal: “The name of the game was to get the story” ...
nameplate
/naym"playt'/, n. 1. a flat, usually rectangular piece of metal, wood, or plastic on which the name of a person, company, etc., is printed or engraved: She has a large office ...
namer
See namable. * * *
names
Apart from their surname or last name, most British and American children are given two personal names by their parents, a first name and a middle name. These names are sometimes ...
Names of common acids
▪ Table Names of common acids formula name HF hydrofluoric acid HCl hydrochloric acid HBr hydrobromic acid HI hydroiodic acid HCN hydrocyanic acid H2S hydrosulfuric ...
Names of fundamental structures most often used in steroid nomenclature
▪ Table Names of fundamental structures most often used in steroid nomenclature carbon atoms present (as numbered in structure 6) naturally ...
Names of less common acids
▪ Table Names of less common acids formula name H3BO3 orthoboric acid* H2CO3 carbonic acid H3PO4 orthophosphoric acid** H4P2O7 pyrophosphoric acid H5P3O10 triphosphoric ...
namesake
/naym"sayk'/, n. 1. a person named after another. 2. a person having the same name as another. [1640-50; alter. of name's (NAME + 'S1) SAKE1] * * *
nametag
/naym"tag'/, n. an identification tag or label showing one's name and sometimes one's address or business affiliation, attached to an article of clothing or worn around the neck ...
nametape
name·tape (nāmʹtāp') n. A small strip of cloth showing the owner's name, sewn or glued to a garment. * * *
Namhoi
/nahm"hoy"/, n. Older Spelling. Nanhai. * * *
Namias, Jerome
▪ 1998       American meteorological researcher most noted for having pioneered the development of extended weather forecasts and who also studied the Dust Bowl of the ...
Namib
▪ desert, Africa Introduction Portuguese  Namibe,    a cool coastal desert extending for 1,200 miles (1,900 kilometres) along the Atlantic coast from Namibe (formerly ...
Namib Desert
/nah"mib/ a desert region in SW Africa, extending along the coast from SW Angola to W South Africa. 1200 mi. (1930 km) long, 30-100 mi. (48-160 km) wide; 50,000 sq. mi. (129,500 ...
NamibDesert
Na·mib Desert (näʹmĭb) A dry region of southwest Africa extending along the coast of Namibia between the Atlantic Ocean and the interior plateau. * * *
Namibe
▪ Angola formerly  (until 1982) Moçâmedes,  also spelled  Mossamedes         city and port, southwestern Angola. Founded by Brazilians in the mid-19th century ...
Namibia
—Namibian, adj., n. /neuh mib"ee euh/, n. a republic in SW Africa: a former German protectorate; a mandate of South Africa 1920-66; gained independence 1990. 1,727,183; 318,261 ...
Namibia, flag of
▪ Flag History       national flag consisting of diagonal stripes of blue, red, and green separated by narrower white stripes. In the upper hoist corner is a golden ...
Namibian
See Namibia. * * * ➡ Namibia * * *
Namier
Namier [nā′mē ər] Sir Lewis Bernstein 1888-1960; Brit. historian, born in Russia * * *
Namier, Sir Lewis Bernstein
▪ British historian original name  Ludwik Bernstein Niemirowski   born June 27, 1888, Wola Okrzejska, near Warsaw, Pol., Russian Empire died Aug. 19, 1960, London, ...
Namiki Gohei I
▪ Japanese playwright born 1747, Ōsaka died Feb. 27, 1808, Edo [Tokyo]       playwright of Kabuki kyōgen (farces) who left more than 100 plays written during a ...
namma hole
/nam"euh/, Australian. See gnamma hole. [ < Nyungar nama] * * *
Nammu
/nah"mooh/, n. a Sumerian goddess personifying the primeval sea: the mother of the gods and of heaven and earth. * * *
Namoi
Nam·oi (nămʹoi') A river, about 846 km (526 mi) long, of southeast Australia flowing generally northwest to a tributary of the Darling River. * * *
Namora, Fernando Goncalves
▪ Portuguese writer born April 15, 1919, Condeixa, Port. died Jan. 31, 1989, Lisbon       Portuguese writer who wrote neorealist poetry and fiction, much of it inspired ...
Namp'o
▪ North Korea formerly  Chinnamp'o         city, southwestern North Korea (Korea, North). It is 30 miles (50 km) southwest of P'yŏngyang, on the estuary of the ...
Nampa
/nam"peuh/, n. a city in W Idaho. 25,112. * * * ▪ Idaho, United States       city, Canyon county, southwestern Idaho, U.S. It lies in the centre of the Boise Valley. ...
Nampula
/nam pooh"leuh/, n. a city in E Mozambique. 18,000. * * *
Namtar
/nahm"tahr/, n. the Sumerian and Akkadian demon personifying death. * * *
Namur
/nah moor"/; Fr. /nann myuurdd"/, n. 1. a province in S Belgium. 390,442; 1413 sq. mi. (3660 sq. km). 2. a city in and capital of this province, on the Sambre and Meuse rivers. ...
Nan
/nan/, n. 1. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter N. 2. a female given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Hai nan Ho nan Huai nan tzu Hu nan Chi ...
Nan Hai
/nahn" huy"/, Pinyin. See South China Sea. * * *
Nan Ling
/nahn" ling"/, Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a mountain range in S China, separating Guangdong province from Hunan province and Guangxi Zhuang region. * * *
Nan Mountains
▪ mountains, southern China Chinese (Pinyin and Wade-Giles romanization)  Nan Ling        series of mountain ranges in southern China that forms the divide and ...
Nan River
▪ river, Thailand       river in northern Thailand, rising in the northern portion of the Luang Phra Bang Range on the Laotian border and flowing south for 390 miles ...
Nan Shan
/nahn" shahn"/ Pinyin, Wade-Giles. former name of Qilian Shan. * * *
nan-
var. of nano- before a vowel: nanoid. * * *
Nan-ga
▪ Japanese painting (Japanese: “Southern Painting”),also called  Bunjin-ga        (“Literati Painting”), style of painting practiced by numerous Japanese ...
Nan-t'ou
▪ county, Taiwan       hsien (county), central Taiwan. It has an area of 1,585 square miles (4,106 square km) and is bordered by the hsien of T'ai-chung (north), ...
nana
/nan"euh/, n. 1. Chiefly Northeastern U.S. grandmother; grandma. 2. Gulf States. godmother. 3. Chiefly Southeastern U.S. a child's nursemaid; nanny. [1835-45; nursery word; cf. ...
Nana Sahib
▪ Indian rebel byname  of Dhondu Pant   born c. 1820 died c. 1859, , Nepal       a prominent leader in the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Although he did not plan the ...
Nanai
/neuh nuy"/, n., pl. Nanais, (esp. collectively) Nanai. Nanay. * * *
Nanaimo
/neuh nuy"moh/, n. a port in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, on the SE part of Vancouver Island. 47,069. * * * ▪ British Columbia, Canada  city, southwestern British ...
Nanak
/nah"neuhk/, n. ("Guru") 1469-1539, Indian religious leader: founder of Sikhism. * * * born April 15, 1469, Rai Bhoi di Talvandi, near Lahore, India died 1539, Kartarpur, ...
Nanao
▪ Japan       city, Ishikawa ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan, on the Noto Peninsula, facing Nanao Bay. During the Tokugawa Era (1603–1867), the castle town served as ...
Nanay
/neuh nuy"/, n., pl. Nanays, (esp. collectively) Nanay for 1. 1. a member of a Tungusic people, traditionally hunters and fishermen, who inhabit the lower Amur Valley in ...
nance
/nans/, n. Slang (disparaging and offensive). 1. an effeminate male. 2. a homosexual male. [1905-10; shortened from given name Nancy] * * *
Nanchang
/nahn"chahng"/, n. Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a city in and the capital of Jiangxi province, in SE China. 675,000. * * * or Nan-ch'ang City (pop., 1999 est.: 11,264,739), capital of ...
Nanching
Chin. /nahn"jing"/, n. Wade-Giles. Nanjing. * * *
Nanchong
/nahn"chawng"/, n. Pinyin. a city in E central Sichuan province, in central China. 164,700. Also, Wade-Giles, Nanchung /nahn"choong"/. * * * ▪ China Wade-Giles romanization ...
Nancy
/nan"see/; Fr. /nahonn see"/, n. 1. a city in and the capital of Meurthe-et-Moselle, in NE France: battles 1477, 1914, 1944. 111,493. 2. Also, Nancee, Nancie. a female given ...
Nancy Astor
➡ Astor * * *
Nancy Drew
➡ Drew. * * *
Nancy Mitford
➡ Mitford * * *
NAND
NAND (nănd) n. A logical operator that consists of a logical AND followed by a logical NOT and returns a false value only if both operands are true.   [NOT + AND.] * * *
NAND circuit
/nand/ Computers. a circuit that is energized when any one of its inputs is not energized. Also called NAND gate. [1955-60] * * *
Nanda Bayin
▪ king of Myanmar also spelled  Nandabayin   flourished 16th century       king of the Toungoo dynasty of Burma whose reign (1581–99) ended with the dismemberment ...
Nanda Devi
/nun"dah day"vee/ a mountain in N India, in Uttar Pradesh: a peak of the Himalayas. 25,661 ft. (7820 m). * * *
Nanda dynasty
Family that ruled Magadha, in northern India (с 343–с 321 BC). Legends regarding the low-class origins and ruthless conquests of its founder, Mahapadma, are supported by ...
Nanda, Gulzarilal
▪ 1999       Indian politician who twice served briefly as interim prime minister, in 1964 following the death of Jawaharlal Nehru and in 1966 upon the death of Lal ...
NandaDevi
Nan·da De·vi (nŭnʹdə dāʹvē) A peak, 7,821.7 m (25,645 ft) high, of the Himalaya Mountains in northern India. It was first scaled in 1936. * * *
Nanded
▪ India also spelled  Nander        city, east-central Maharashtra (Mahārāshtra) state, western India. It lies on the banks of the Godavari River. Its name is ...
NANDgate
NAND gate n. A logic gate that simulates the function of the logical operator NAND. * * *
Nandi
/nahn"dee/, n. a town on W Viti Levu, in the Fiji Islands: airport. /nahn"dee/ n. Hinduism. the bull companion of Shiva. /nahn"dee/, n., pl. Nandis, (esp. collectively) Nandi for ...
nandina
/nan duy"neuh, -dee"neuh/, n. a Chinese and Japanese evergreen shrub, Nandina domestica, of the barberry family, having pinnate leaves and bright red berries, cultivated as an ...
nanduti
/nyahn'deuh tee"/, n. a fine, intricate lace made in Paraguay, usually of cotton, and resembling a spiderweb. [ < AmerSp ñanduti < Guarani: spiderweb, equiv. to ñandu spider + ...
nane
/nayn/, pron., adv., adj. Scot. none. * * *
Nanette
/na net"/, n. a female given name, form of Ann. * * *
nang-mchod
▪ Tibetan Buddhist rite (Tibetan: “internal worship”),also called  Offerings Of The Five Senses,         in Tibetan Buddhist ceremonies, pleasurable sense ...

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