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Nanga Parbat
/nung"geuh pur"but/ a mountain in NW Kashmir, in the Himalayas. 26,660 ft. (8125 m). * * * Peak, western Himalayas. It is located in the Pakistani-administered portion of the ...
NangaParbat
Nan·ga Par·bat (nŭngʹgə pûrʹbət) A peak, 8,131.3 m (26,660 ft) high, of the Himalaya Mountains in northwest Kashmir. * * *
Nangnang
or Lelang or Lo-lang Colony of China in northern Korea, established during the Han dynasty (206 BC–AD 220). It was located near modern-day P'yŏngyang, and from there the ...
Nangnim Mountains
▪ mountain range, North Korea Korean  Nangnim-Sanmaek        mountain range stretching from north to south, west of the Kaema Highlands (q.v.), in central North ...
Nanhai
/nahn"huy"/, n. Pinyin, Wade-Giles. former name of Foshan. Also, Namhoi. Also called Fatshan, Foshan. * * *
Naning War
▪ British-Malayan history       (1831–32), disastrous attempt by the British to exact tribute from the Minangkabau people of the Malay state of Naning, near Malacca. ...
Nanino, Giovanni Maria
▪ Italian musician Nanino also spelled  Nanini   born 1543/44, Tivoli, Papal States died March 11, 1607, Rome [Italy]       Italian singer, teacher, and composer who ...
nanism
/nay"niz euhm, nan"iz-/, n. Med. the condition of being unusually or abnormally small in size or stature; dwarfism. [1855-60; < F nanisme, equiv. to Gk nân(os) dwarf + F -isme ...
Nanjing
/nahn"jing"/, n. Pinyin. a port in and the capital of Jiangsu province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang: a former capital of China. 1,750,000. Also, Nanching, Nanking. * * * I or ...
Nanjing Massacre
or Rape of Nanjing (December 1937–January 1938) Mass killing and rape of Chinese people in Nanjing by Japanese soldiers after the Japanese had captured the city on Dec. 13, ...
Nanjing, Treaty of
(Aug. 29, 1842) Treaty that ended the first Opium War, the first of the unequal treaties between China and foreign imperialist powers. China paid the British an indemnity, ceded ...
nankeen
/nan keen"/, n. 1. a firm, durable, yellow or buff fabric, formerly made from a natural-colored Chinese cotton. 2. a twilled material made from other cotton and dyed in imitation ...
nankeen lily
a lily, Lilium testaceum, having drooping, fragrant, pink-tinged, yellowish or apricot-colored flowers with recurved petals. * * *
Nanking
/nan"king"/; Chin. /nahn"king"/, n. Older Spelling. Nanjing. * * * ▪ China Introduction Wade-Giles  Nan-ching , Pinyin  Nanjing   city, capital of Kiangsu sheng ...
Nanking porcelain
Pinyin  Nanjing        Chinese blue-and-white porcelain made for export during the Qing dynasty (especially in the reign of Kangxi, 1661–1722) at Jingdezhen. It was ...
NanLing
Nan Ling (nänʹ lĭngʹ) A mountain range of southeast China running roughly east to west along the northern border of Guangdong province. * * *
Nanna
/nahn"nah/, n. Scand. Myth. the wife of Balder. /nah"nah/, n. the Sumerian god of the moon: the counterpart of the Akkadian god Sin. * * *
Nannen, Henri
▪ 1997       German journalist who was one of the founders of the general-interest weekly magazine Stern, served as its editor, 1948-80, and was acting as its publisher ...
Nannette
Nannette or Nanette [na net′] n. a feminine name: dim. Nan: see ANNA * * *
Nanni di Banco
born 1384/90?, Florence, Republic of Florence died 1421, Florence Florentine sculptor. Trained by his father, a sculptor who worked on the cathedral of Florence, Nanni received ...
Nanning
/nan"ning"/; Chin. /nahn"ning"/, n. Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a city in and the capital of Guangxi Zhuang region, in S China. 375,000. Formerly, Yongning. * * * or Nan-ning formerly ...
nanno-
nanno- pref. Variant of nano-. * * *
nannofossil
/nan'euh fos"euhl/, n. any fossil so small that it is near or below the limit of resolution of a light microscope. [1965-70; NANNO- + FOSSIL] * * *
nannoplankton
/nan'euh plangk"teuhn/, n. the smallest of the microplankton; the aquatic organisms that can pass through fine mesh plankton nets. Also, nanoplankton. [1910-15; NANNO- + ...
nanny
/nan"ee/, n., pl. nannies. a person, usually with special training, employed to care for children in a household. [1785-95; nursery word; cf. Welsh nain grandmother, Gk nánna ...
Nanny
/nan"ee/, n. a female given name. * * *
nanny goat
a female goat. [1780-90 NANNY] * * *
nanny tax
the portion of Social Security and Medicare taxes paid by the employer of a nanny, gardener, or other household worker. [1990-95] * * *
nannyberry
/nan"ee ber'ee/, n., pl. nannyberries. sheepberry. Also called nanny plum. [1780-90; NANNY (GOAT) + BERRY] * * *
nannygai
/nan"ee guy'/, n. a small red saltwater fish, Trachichthodes affinis, of Australian waters. [1870-75; perh. < an Australian Aboriginal language of New South Wales] * * *
nannygoat
nanny goat n. A female goat.   [From Nanny, nickname for Anne.] * * *
nannyish
See nanny. * * *
nannystate
nanny state n. Informal A government perceived as having excessive interest in or control over the welfare of its citizens, especially in the enforcement of extensive public ...
nano-
a combining form with the meaning "very small, minute," used in the formation of compound words (nanoplankton); in the names of units of measure it has the specific sense "one ...
nanofabrication
nan·o·fab·ri·ca·tion (năn'ə-făb'rĭ-kāʹshən) n. Any technique used to create objects or mechanisms on the scale of nanotechnology. * * *
nanofossil
nan·o·fos·sil (nănʹə-fŏs'əl) n. Variant of nannofossil. * * *
nanogram
/nan"euh gram', nay"neuh-/, n. one billionth of a gram. Abbr.: ng [1950-55; NANO- + -GRAM2] * * *
nanoid
/nan"oyd, nay"noyd/, adj. Med. dwarfish. [1855-60; < Gk nân(os) dwarf + -OID] * * *
nanometer
/nan"euh mee'teuhr, nay"neuh-/, n. one billionth of a meter. Abbr.: nm Cf. millimicron. [1960-65; NANO- + METER1] * * *
nanomole
/nan"euh mohl', nay"neuh-/, n. Chem. one billionth of a mole. [1965-70; NANO- + MOLE4] * * *
nanoplankton
/nan'euh plangk"teuhn, nay'neuh-/, n. nannoplankton. * * *
nanosecond
/nan"euh sek'euhnd, nay"neuh-/, n. one billionth of a second. Abbr.: ns, nsec [1955-60; NANO- + SECOND2] * * *
nanotechnologist
See nanotechnology. * * *
nanotechnology
/nan"euh tek nol'euh jee, nay"neuh-/, n. any technology on the scale of nanometers. [1987] * * * Manipulation of atoms, molecules, and materials to form structures on the scale ...
Nanotechnology-Small Is Beautiful
▪ 2005       The popular media were abuzz in 2004 with a new term, nanotechnology, which refers to the manufacture of materials and devices at an extremely small scale. ...
nanotesla
/nan"euh tes'leuh, nay"neuh-/, n., pl. nanoteslas. one billionth of a tesla. * * *
nanotube
nan·o·tube (nănʹə-to͞ob', -tyo͞ob') n. A carbon nanotube. * * *
Nanping
▪ China Wade-Giles romanization  Nan-p'ing        city in north-central Fujian (Fukien) sheng (province), China. Nanping occupies an important position in the ...
Nansen
/nan"seuhn/; Norw. /nahn"seuhn/, n. Fridtjof /frddit"yof/, 1861-1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, zoologist, and statesman: Nobel peace prize 1922. * * *
Nansen bottle
Oceanog. a waterproof container for taking samples of ocean water, several usually being lowered open on a line and each being closed at the desired depth by the action of a ...
Nansen passport
a passport issued after World War I by the League of Nations to refugees unable to establish citizenship. [1920-25; after F. NANSEN, on whose initiative an agreement to issue ...
Nansen, Fridtjof
born Oct. 10, 1861, Store-Frøen, near Kristiania, Nor. died May 13, 1930, Lysaker, near Oslo Norwegian explorer and statesman. In 1888 he led the first expedition to cross the ...
Nansen,Fridtjof
Nan·sen (nănʹsən, nänʹ-), Fridtjof. 1861-1930. Norwegian explorer, zoologist, and politician who led an Arctic expedition (1893-1896) and directed the League of Nations ...
Nansenbottle
Nansen bottle n. An ocean-water sampling bottle with spring-loaded valves at both ends that are closed at an appropriate depth by a messenger device sent down the wire connecting ...
NanShan
Nan Shan (nänʹ shänʹ) See Qilian Shan. * * *
Nanshe
▪ Mesopotamian goddess       in Mesopotamian religion, Sumerian city goddess of Nina (modern Surghul, Iraq) in the southeastern part of the Lagash region of Mesopotamia. ...
Nantahala River
River, western North Carolina, U.S. It flows 40 mi (64 km) north through the Nantahala National Forest into the Little Tennessee River and is noted for whitewater rafting and its ...
Nanterre
/nahonn terdd"/, n. a city in and the capital of Hauts-de-Seine, in N France: W suburb of Paris. 96,004. * * * ▪ France ancient  Nemetodor , or (Latin) ...
Nantes
/nants/; Fr. /nahonnt/, n. 1. a seaport in and the capital of Loire-Atlantique, in W France, at the mouth of the Loire River. 263,689. 2. Edict of, Fr. Hist. a law, promulgated ...
Nantes, Edict of
(April 13, 1598) Law promulgated by Henry IV of France to grant religious liberty and full civil rights to the Protestant Huguenots. It stipulated that Protestant pastors were ...
Nantes, University of
▪ university, Nantes, France French  Université De Nantes,         autonomous, state-financed coeducational institution of higher learning at Nantes, in western ...
Nanteuil, Robert
▪ French artist born 1623/30, Reims, Fr. died Dec. 9, 1678, Paris       the outstanding French portrait engraver of his age, whose achievement resulted in the elevation ...
Nantgarw porcelain
      an English granular, soft-paste porcelain, pure white in colour, containing bone ash. It was made at a factory founded in 1813 by William Billingsley at Nantgarw, ...
Nanthasen, Chao
▪ king of Vientiane also called  Chao Nan   died 1795?, Bangkok       ruler (1781–95?) of the Lao principality of Vientiane who conquered the rival Lao state of ...
Nanticoke
/nan"ti kohk'/ or, for 1, /-koh'/, n. 1. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Erie. 19,816. 2. a city in E Pennsylvania. 13,044. /nan"ti kohk'/, n., pl. Nanticokes, (esp. ...
Nantong
/nahn"tawng"/, n. Pinyin. a city in SE Jiangsu province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang. 300,000. Also, Wade-Giles, Nantung /nahn"toong"/. Formerly, Tongzhou. * * * ▪ ...
Nantucket
/nan tuk"it/, n. an island off SE Massachusetts: summer resort. 5087; 15 mi. (24 km) long. * * * Island (pop., 2000: 9,520), Atlantic Ocean, south of Cape Cod, Mass. , U.S. It ...
Nantucket Sound
➡ Nantucket * * *
Nantucketer
See Nantucket. * * *
Nantwich
▪ England, United Kingdom       town (parish), Crewe and Nantwich borough, administrative and historic county of Cheshire, England, in the Weaver valley. The town dates ...
nanxi
▪ Chinese drama Chinese“southern drama”, Wade-Giles romanization  nan-hsi        one of the first fully developed forms of Chinese drama.       Nanxi ...
Nanyang
▪ China Wade-Giles romanization  Nan-yang        city, southwestern Henan sheng (province), China. Nanyang is situated on the Bai River, which is a tributary of the ...
Nanzhao
▪ historical kingdom, China Chinese“Southern Princedom”, Wade-Giles romanization  Nanchao         Tai kingdom that arose in the 8th century in what is now western ...
NAO
➡ National Audit Office. * * *
Naoise
/nee"see, nay"-/, n. Irish Legend. the husband of Deirdre and a nephew of Conchobar, by whom he was treacherously killed. * * *
Naomi
/nay oh"mee, -muy, nay"oh muy', -mee'/, n. 1. the mother-in-law of Ruth and the great-grandmother of David. Ruth 1. 2. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning ...
Naomi Campbell
➡ Campbell (V) * * *
Naomi James
➡ James (IV) * * *
Naoroji, Dadabhai
▪ Indian nationalist leader born Sept. 4, 1825, Bombay, India died June 30, 1917, Bombay       Indian nationalist and critic of British economic policy in ...
naos
/nay"os/, n., pl. naoi /-oy/. 1. a temple. 2. Archit. cella. [1765-75; < Gk naós dwelling of a god, inner part of a temple, shrine] * * *
nap
nap1 /nap/, v., napped, napping, n. v.i. 1. to sleep for a short time; doze. 2. to be off one's guard: The question caught him napping. v.t. 3. to sleep or doze through (a period ...
napa
/nah"peuh/, n. See Chinese cabbage. [of undetermined orig.] * * * ▪ California, United States       city, seat (1850) of Napa county, west-central California, U.S. The ...
Napa
/nap"euh/, n. a city in W California: center of wine-producing region. 50,879. * * * ▪ California, United States       city, seat (1850) of Napa county, west-central ...
napa (leather)
napa (leather) [nap′ə] n. NAPPA ( * * *
Napa Valley
a valley in the US state of California which is the centre of the US wine industry. It is north of Oakland, and its largest town is Napa. * * *
Napaeae
/neuh pee"ee/, n.pl. Rom. Legend. the nymphs of a dell. * * *
napalm
/nay"pahm/, n. 1. a highly incendiary jellylike substance used in fire bombs, flamethrowers, etc. v.t. 2. to drop bombs containing napalm on (troops, a city, or the ...
Napata
Nap·a·ta (năpʹə-tə) An ancient city of Nubia near the Fourth Cataract of the Nile River in modern-day Sudan. It flourished during the eighth century B.C. * * * Town in ...
nape
/nayp, nap/, n. the back of the neck (usually used in the phrase nape of the neck). [1300-50; ME] * * *
Naperville
/nay"peuhr vil'/, n. a city in NE Illinois. 42,330. * * * ▪ Illinois, United States       city, DuPage and Will counties, northeastern Illinois, U.S. It lies on the ...
napery
/nay"peuh ree/, n. 1. table linen, as tablecloths or napkins. 2. any linen for household use. [1350-1400; ME naprye < MF, equiv. to nape, var. of nappe tablecloth (see NAPKIN) + ...
Naphtali
/naf"teuh luy'/, n. 1. the sixth son of Jacob and Bilhah. Gen. 30:7,8. 2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from Naphtali. * * * ▪ Hebrew ...
Naphtalite
/naf"teuh luyt'/, n. a member of the tribe of Naphtali. [NAPHTAL(I) + -ITE1] * * *
naphth-
a combining form representing naphtha or naphthalene in compound words: naphthol. * * *
naphtha
—naphthous, adj. /naf"theuh, nap"-/, n. 1. a colorless, volatile petroleum distillate, usually an intermediate product between gasoline and benzine, used as a solvent, fuel, ...
naphthacene
/naf"theuh seen', nap"-/, n. Chem. an explosive solid compound, C18H12, derived from anthracene and coal tar: used for detonating high explosives, as TNT. Also, tetracene, ...
naphthalene
—naphthalic /naf thal"ik, nap-/, naphthalenic /naf'theuh len"ik, nap'-/, adj. /naf"theuh leen', nap"-/, n. Chem. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble hydrocarbon, C10H8, ...
naphthalenic
See naphthalene. * * *
naphthalize
/naf"theuh luyz', nap"-/, v.t., naphthalized, naphthalizing. to mix or saturate with naphtha. Also, esp. Brit., naphthalise. [1835-45; NAPHTHAL(ENE) + -IZE] * * *
naphthene
—naphthenic /naf thee"nik, -then"ik, nap-/, adj. /naf"theen, nap"-/, n. Chem. any of a group of hydrocarbon ring compounds of the general formula, CnH2n, derivatives of ...
naphthenic
See naphthene. * * *
naphthol
/naf"thawl, -thol, nap"-/, n. Chem. either of two isomeric hydroxyl derivatives, C10H7OH, of naphthalene (alpha-naphthol or 1-naphthol and beta-naphthol or 2-naphthol), white or ...
naphthous
See naphtha. * * *
naphthyl
/naf"thil, nap"-/, adj. Chem. containing the naphthyl group. [1865-70; NAPHTH- + -YL] * * *
naphthyl group
Chem. 1. Also called alpha-naphthyl group, alpha-naphthyl radical. the univalent group C10H7-, having a replaceable hydrogen atom in the first, or alpha, position; 1-naphthyl ...
napier
/nay"pee euhr/, n. Physics. neper. * * * ▪ New Zealand       city and port, eastern North Island, New Zealand, on the southwestern shore of Hawke Bay. Laid out in ...
Napier
/nay"pee euhr/ or, for 1-3, /neuh pear"/, n. 1. Sir Charles James, 1782-1853, British general. 2. Also, Neper. John, 1550-1617, Scottish mathematician: inventor of logarithms. 3. ...
napier grass
a tall, leafy grass, Pennisetum purpureum, native to Africa, grown as a forage plant. Also called elephant grass. [1910-15; after Napier, South Africa] * * *
Napier's bones
Math. a form of multiplication table originally marked on sticks of bone or ivory that could be rearranged to carry out the operations of multiplication or division. Also called ...
Napier'sbones
Na·pi·er's bones (nāʹpē-ərz, nə-pîrzʹ) pl.n. (used with a sing. verb) A set of graduated rods used to perform multiplication quickly.   [After Napier, John.] * * *
Napier, John
born 1550, Merchiston Castle, near Edinburgh, Scot. died April 4, 1617, Merchiston Castle Scottish mathematician and champion of Protestantism. He divided his life between ...
Napier, MacVey
▪ Scottish lawyer and editor born April 11, 1776, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scot. died Feb. 11, 1847, Edinburgh  Scottish lawyer, first professor of conveyancing at the ...
Napier, Robert Napier, 1st Baron
▪ British field marshal born Dec. 6, 1810, Colombo, Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] died Jan. 14, 1890, London, Eng.       British field marshal, who had a distinguished ...
Napier, Sir Charles James
▪ British general and colonial governor born August 10, 1782, London, England died August 29, 1853, Portsmouth, Hampshire       British general, who conquered (1843) ...
Napier, Sir Charles, Count Napier De São Vicente
▪ British admiral born March 6, 1786, near Falkirk, Stirling, Scot. died Nov. 6, 1860, near Catherington, Hampshire, Eng.       admiral in the Portuguese and British ...
Napier, Sir William Francis Patrick
▪ British general and historian born Dec. 17, 1785, Celbridge, County Kildare, Ire. died Feb. 10, 1860, Clapham Park, Surrey, Eng.       British general and historian ...
Napier,John
Na·pi·er (nāʹpē-ər, nə-pîrʹ), John. Laird of Merchiston. 1550-1617. Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms and introduced the use of the decimal point in ...
Napier-Hastings
/nay"pee euhr hay"stingz/, n. a seaport on E North Island, in New Zealand. 109,010. Formerly, Napier. * * *
Napierian
/neuh pear"ee euhn/, adj. of, pertaining to, or formulated by John Napier. [1810-20; NAPIER + -IAN] * * *
Napierian logarithm
Math. See natural logarithm. [1810-20] * * *
Napierianlogarithm
Na·pier·i·an logarithm (nə-pîrʹē-ən, nā-) n. See natural logarithm.   [After Napier, John.] * * *
napiform
/nay"peuh fawrm'/, adj. round at the top and tapering sharply below; turnip-shaped, as a root. [1840-50; < L nap(us) a kind of turnip + -I- + -FORM] * * *
napkin
/nap"kin/, n. 1. a small piece of cloth or paper, usually square, for use in wiping the lips and fingers and to protect the clothes while eating. 2. See sanitary napkin. 3. ...
napkin ring
a ring or band of metal, wood, plastic, etc., through which a folded napkin is inserted, often as part of a place setting. [1680-90] * * *
Naples
/nay"peuhlz/, n. 1. Italian, Napoli. a seaport in SW Italy. 1,223,342. 2. Bay of, Italian, Golfo di Napoli /gawl"faw dee nah"paw lee/. a bay in SW Italy: Naples located here. 22 ...
Naples yellow
a poisonous pigment used in painting and enameling, consisting chiefly of lead antimoniate and characterized by its fugitive yellow color, rapid drying rate, and strong ...
Naples, Bay of
Semicircular inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea, southern Italy. It extends southeastward for 20 mi (32 km) from Cape Miseno to Campanella Point. It is noted for its scenic beauty, ...
Naples, Kingdom of
Former kingdom comprising the southern portion of the Italian peninsula. The region was held successively by Romans, Byzantines, Lombards, and Saracens before it was conquered ...
Naples, University of
▪ university, Naples, Italy Italian  Università Degli Studi Di Napoli,         coeducational state university at Naples founded in 1224 as a studium generale by the ...
Napo
/nah"paw/, n. a South American river flowing from central Ecuador through NE Peru to the Amazon River. ab. 700 mi. (1125 km) long. * * *
Napo River
River, northeastern Ecuador and northeastern Peru. It rises in Ecuador and flows east across the Peruvian border through dense rainforests for about 700 mi (1,100 km) to empty ...
napoleon
/neuh poh"lee euhn, -pohl"yeuhn/, n. 1. a pastry consisting of thin layers of puff paste interlaid with a cream or custard filling. 2. a former gold coin of France, equal to 20 ...
Napoleon
/neuh poh"lee euhn, -pohl"yeuhn/, n. 1. Louis /looh"ee/; Fr. /lwee/. See Napoleon III. 2. a male given name. * * * French Napoléon Bonaparte orig. Italian Napoleone ...
Napoleon I
(Napoleon Bonaparte) ("the Little Corporal") 1769-1821, French general born in Corsica: emperor of France 1804-15. * * * ▪ emperor of France Introduction French in full ...
Napoleon II
(François Charles Joseph Bonaparte) (Duke of Reichstadt) 1811-32, titular king of Rome (son of Napoleon I). * * *
Napoleon II, duke von Reichstadt
orig. Napoléon-François-Charles-Joseph Bonaparte born March 20, 1811, Paris, France died July 22, 1832, Schönbrunn, Austria The only son of Napoleon and Marie-Louise, he was ...
Napoleon III
((Louis Napoleon) (Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte) /looh"ee/; Fr. /lwee/ 1808-73, president of France 1848-52, emperor of France 1852-70 (nephew of Napoleon I). * * * or ...
NapoleonI
Na·po·le·on I (nə-pōʹlē-ən, -pōlʹyən), Originally Napoleon Bonaparte. Called “the Little Corporal.” 1769-1821. Emperor of the French (1804-1814). A brilliant ...
Napoleonic
—Napoleonically, adv. /neuh poh'lee on"ik/, adj. pertaining to, resembling, or suggestive of Napoleon I, or, less often, Napoleon III, or their dynasty: the Napoleonic era; a ...
Napoleonic Code
Napoleonic Code n. Eng. name for CODE NAPOLÉON * * * French Code Civil French civil code enacted by Napoleon in 1804. It clarified and made uniform the private law of France ...
Napoleonic Code.
See Code Napoléon. * * *
Napoleonic Wars
the intermittent wars (1796-1815) waged by France principally against England, Prussia, Austria, and Russia. * * * (1799–1815) Series of wars that ranged France against ...
NapoleonII
Napoleon II, Originally François Charles Joseph Bonaparte. Called “the Eaglet.” 1811-1832. Titular king of Rome who succeeded his father, Napoleon I, as emperor of the ...
NapoleonIII
Napoleon III, Originally Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte. Known as Louis Napoleon. 1808-1873. Emperor of the French (1852-1871). A nephew of Napoleon I, he led the Bonapartist ...
Napoli
/nah"paw lee/, n. Italian name of Naples. * * *
Napolitano, Janet
▪ American lawyer and politician in full  Janet Ann Napolitano  born Nov. 29, 1957, New York, N.Y., U.S.    American lawyer and politician who served as attorney general ...
nappa
nap·pa (năpʹə, näʹpə) n. Variant of napa. * * *
nappa (leather)
nappa (leather) or nappa [nap′ə] n. a soft, supple leather produced, esp. from sheepskin, by tawing * * *
Nappanee
▪ Indiana, United States       city, Elkhart county, northern Indiana, U.S., 26 miles (42 km) southeast of South Bend. Founded in 1874, it adopted an Algonquian Indian ...
nappe
/nap/, n. 1. Geol. a large mass of rock thrust a considerable distance along a nearly horizontal fault plane or in an overturned anticlinal fold. 2. Geom. one of the two equal ...
napper
napper1 /nap"euhr/, n. 1. a textile worker who naps cloth. 2. a machine for putting a nap on cloth. [1760-70; NAP2 + -ER1] napper2 /nap"euhr/, n. a person who naps or ...
nappy
nappy1 /nap"ee/, n. Chiefly Scot. liquor, esp. ale. [1425-75; late ME noppi. See NAP2, -Y1] nappy2 /nap"ee/, n., pl. nappies. a small shallow dish, usually round and often of ...
naprapath
See naprapathy. * * *
naprapathy
—naprapath /nap"reuh path'/, n. /neuh prap"euh thee/, n. a system or method of treating disease that employs no medications but uses manipulation of muscles, joints, ligaments, ...
Naprosyn
Nap·ro·syn (năpʹrə-sĭn') A trademark used for the drug naproxen. * * *
naproxen
/neuh prok"seuhn/, n. Pharm. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory substance, C14H14O3, used chiefly in the management of certain types of arthritis and as a painkiller. [by ...
Napster
an Internet music service started by Shawn Fanning (1980– ) in 1999 which allowed people to share MP3 music files and in February 2001 had 13.6 million users. It was shut down ...
Napster 2.0
➡ Napster * * *
naptime
nap·time (năpʹtīm') n. The usual time for taking a nap. * * *
Naqādah
or Naqada Town (pop., latest est.: 17,000), Egypt. Located on the west bank of the Nile River north of ancient Karnak, it is the site of a Neolithic town and burial grounds of ...
Nara
/nah rddah"/, n. 1. a city on S Honshu, in central Japan: chief Buddhist center of ancient Japan; first capital of Japan A.D. 710-84. 297,893. 2. a period of Japanese history, ...
Nāra Canal
▪ canal, Pakistan       important water channel in Sindh province, Pakistan. From its source above Rohri, it runs southward and discharges into the Puran River, an old ...
Nara National Museum
▪ museum, Nara, Japan Japanese  Nara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan,         in Nara, Japan, art museum devoted primarily to Buddhist art. Exhibits include dry-lacquer works, ...
Nara period
(710–784) Period of Japanese history during which the emperor resided in Nara. The capital city was modeled on the capital of Tang-dynasty China, Chang'an, from whom the ...
Naracoorte
▪ South Australia, Australia       town, southeastern South Australia. It lies 190 miles (310 km) southeast of Adelaide, near the Victoria border. Founded as Kincraig ...
Narai
▪ king of Siam born December 1632 died July 11, 1688, Lop Buri, Siam [now Thailand]       king of Siam (1656–88), who was best known for his efforts in foreign ...
Naraka
/nur"euh keuh/, n. Hinduism. a place of torment for the spirits of the wicked. * * *
NARAL Pro-Choice America
▪ American organization formerly (1969–73)  National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (NARAL) , and (1973–2003)  National Abortion Rights Action ...
Narameikhla
▪ king of Arakan also called  Meng Soamwun   flourished 15th century       founder and first king (reigned 1404–34) of the Mrohaung dynasty in Arakan, the maritime ...
Narashino
▪ Japan       city, Chiba ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan. Narashino is situated on the northeastern shore of Tokyo Bay. Formed in 1951 by the merger of Minomi, Maka, ...
Narasiṃha
▪ Hinduism       (Sanskrit: “Man-Lion”), fourth of the 10 avatars (incarnations) of the Hindu god Vishnu. The demon Hiraṇyakaśipu, twin brother of the demon ...
Narathiwat
▪ Thailand       town, extreme southern Thailand, on the east coast of the Malay Peninsula. Narathiwat is a minor port inhabited largely by Malay Muslims. Fishing and ...
Narayan(swami), R(asipuram) K(rishnaswami)
born Oct. 10, 1906, Madras, India died May 13, 2001, Madras Indian writer. Narayan briefly worked as a teacher before devoting himself to writing. His first novel, Swami and ...
Narayan, Jaya Prakash
▪ Indian political leader also spelled  Jai Prakash Narain   born Oct. 11, 1902, Sitab Diyara, India died Oct. 8, 1979, Patna       Indian political leader and ...
Narayan, R.K.
▪ 2002 Rasipuram Krishnaswami Narayanswami        Indian novelist, short-story writer, and essayist (b. Oct. 10, 1906, Madras [now Chennai], India—d. May 13, 2001, ...
Narayanan, K R
▪ 2006       Indian politician and diplomat (b. Feb. 4, 1921, Uzhavoor, India—d. Nov. 9, 2005, New Delhi, India), overcame poverty and prejudice to become the first ...
Narayanan, Kocheril Raman
born Oct. 27, 1920, Uzhavoor, India President of India (1997–2002). He was the first member of the country's lowest social caste the group traditionally considered to be ...
Narayanganj
/neuh rah"yeuhn gunj'/, n. a port in SE Bangladesh, SE of Dacca. 186,769. * * * ▪ Bangladesh       city, east-central Bangladesh, situated along both banks of the ...
Narbada
/neuhr bud"euh/, n. a river flowing W from central India to the Arabian Sea. 800 mi. (1290 km) long. Also, Nerbudda. * * *
Narbonensis
or Gallia Narbonensis Ancient Roman province between the Alps, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Cévennes Mountains, comprising what is now southeastern France. Part of Roman ...
Narbonne
/nannrdd bawn"/, n. a city in S France: an important port in Roman times. 40,543. * * * ▪ France       town, Aude département, Languedoc-Roussillon région, southern ...
narc
/nahrk/, n. Slang. a government agent or detective charged with the enforcement of laws restricting the use of narcotics. Also, nark. [1965-70, Amer.; shortening of NARCOTIC] * * ...
narc-
var. of narco- before a vowel: narcoma. * * *
narceine
/nahr"see een', -in/, n. Pharm. a narcotic alkaloid, C23H27NO8, occurring in opium and acting as a mild relaxant on smooth muscle. [ < F narcéine (1832), irreg. < Gk nárke ...
Narcejac, Thomas
▪ 1999       French writer of best-selling crime novels who collaborated with Pierre Boileau on 43 thrillers, about 100 short stories, and 4 plays; their Celle qui ...
narcissism
—narcissist, narcist, n. —narcissistic, narcistic, adj. /nahr"seuh siz'em/, n. 1. inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity. 2. Psychoanal. erotic ...
narcissist
See narcissism. * * *
narcissistic
See narcissist. * * *
narcissistic personality
Psychiatry. a personality disorder characterized by extreme self-centeredness and self-absorption, fantasies involving unrealistic goals, an excessive need for attention and ...
narcissistically
See narcissist. * * *
narcissus
/nahr sis"euhs/, n., pl. narcissus, narcissuses, narcissi /-sis"ee, -sis"uy/ for 1, 2. 1. any bulbous plant belonging to the genus Narcissus, of the amaryllis family, having ...
narco
/nahr"koh/, n., pl. narcos. Slang. narc. [shortening of NARCOTIC; cf. -O] * * *
narco-
a combining form meaning "stupor," "narcosis," used in the formation of compound words: narcodiagnosis. Also, esp. before a vowel, narc-. [ < Gk nárk(e) numbness, stiffness + ...
narcoanalysis
/nahr'koh euh nal"euh sis/, n. a method of psychological investigation in which the conscious or unconscious unwillingness of a subject to express memories or feelings is ...
narcoanalytic
See narcoanalysis. * * *
narcodiagnosis
/nahr'koh duy'euhg noh"sis/, n. Psychiatry. the use of drugs to produce narcosis as an aid in diagnosis. [NARCO- + DIAGNOSIS] * * *
narcodollar
nar·co·dol·lar (närʹkō-dŏl'ər) n. A U.S. dollar acquired from illegal drug traffic. Often used in the plural. * * *
narcolepsy
—narcoleptic, adj., n. /nahr"keuh lep'see/, n. Pathol. a condition characterized by frequent and uncontrollable periods of deep sleep. [1875-80; NARCO- + (EPI)LEPSY] * * ...
narcoleptic
See narcolepsy. * * *
narcoma
—narcomatous /nahr kom"euh teuhs/, adj. /nahr koh"meuh/, n., pl. narcomas, narcomata /-meuh teuh/. Med. stupor produced by narcotics. [NARC- + -OMA] * * *
narcomania
—narcomaniac /nahr'keuh may"nee ak'/, n. —narcomaniacal /nahr'koh meuh nuy"euh keuhl/, adj. /nahr'keuh may"nee euh/, n. Psychiatry. abnormal craving for a drug to deaden ...
narcose
/nahr"kohs/, adj. characterized by stupor; stuporous. [NARC- + -OSE1] * * *
narcosis
/nahr koh"sis/, n. 1. a state of stupor or drowsiness. 2. a state of stupor or greatly reduced activity produced by a drug. Cf. nitrogen narcosis. Also called ...
narcosynthesis
/nahr'koh sin"theuh sis/, n. a treatment for psychiatric disturbances that uses narcotics. [1940-45; NARCO- + SYNTHESIS] * * *
narcoterrorism
—narcoterrorist, n., adj. /nahr'koh ter"euh riz'euhm/, n. terrorist tactics employed by dealers in illicit drugs, as against competitors or government agents. [1985-90] * * *
narcoterrorist
See narcoterrorism. * * *
narcotherapy
/nahr'koh ther"euh pee/, n. Psychiatry. an infrequently used method of treating mental disorders by intravenous injection of barbiturates. [1965-70; NARCO- + THERAPY] * * *
narcotic
—narcotically, adv. /nahr kot"ik/, n. 1. any of a class of substances that blunt the senses, as opium, morphine, belladonna, and alcohol, that in large quantities produce ...
narcotically
See narcotic. * * *
narcotism
—narcotist, n. /nahr"keuh tiz'euhm/, n. 1. habitual use of narcotics. 2. the action or influence of narcotics. 3. narcosis. [1825-35; earlier narcoticism. See NARCOTIC, -ISM] * ...
narcotization
See narcotize. * * *
narcotize
—narcotization, n. /nahr"keuh tuyz'/, v., narcotized, izing. v.t. 1. to subject to or treat with a narcotic; stupefy. 2. to make dull; stupefy; deaden the awareness of: He had ...
narcotraffic
nar·co·traf·fic (närʹkō-trăf'ĭk) n. Narcotrafficking.   nar'co·trafʹfick·er n. * * *
narcotrafficker
See narcotraffic. * * *
narcotrafficking
nar·co·traf·fick·ing (när'kō-trăfʹĭ-kĭng) n. The smuggling and distribution of illegal drugs. * * *
nard
—nardine /nahr"din, -duyn/, adj. /nahrd/, n. 1. an aromatic Himalayan plant, believed to be the spikenard, Nardostachys jatamansi, the source of an ointment used by the ...
Nardelli, Robert
▪ 2008 Robert Louis Nardelli  born May 17, 1948, Old Forge, Pa.       The year 2007 began with an ending for Robert Nardelli: bowing to pressure from shareholders, on ...
Nardi, Jacopo
▪ Italian statesman born July 21, 1476, Florence [Italy] died after 1563, , Venice       Florentine statesman and historian who wrote a history of Florence that sharply ...
Nardini, Pietro
▪ Italian composer born April 12, 1722, Livorno, Tuscany [Italy] died May 7, 1793, Florence       Italian violinist and composer, one of the most eminent violinists of ...
Nardò
▪ Italy Latin  Neretum,         town, Puglia (Apulia) regione, southeastern Italy, southwest of Lecce city. Originally the Roman city of Neretum, Nardò was both ...
nares
/nair"eez/, n.pl., sing. naris /nair"is/. Anat. the nostrils or the nasal passages. [1685-95; < L nares, pl. of naris a nostril; see NOSE] * * *
Naresuan
▪ king of Siam also called  Phra Naret   born 1555, Phitsanulok, Siam [now Thailand] died April 25, 1605, on the Salween River       king of Siam (1590–1605), ...
Narew
/nah"rddef/, n. a river in NE Poland, flowing S and SW into the Bug River: battle 1915. 290 mi. (465 km) long. Russian, Narev /nah"rddyif/. * * *
Narew River
▪ river, Europe       east-bank tributary of the Vistula River that rises in western Belarus and flows into eastern Poland. The Narew River is 272 miles (438 km) long ...
narghile
/nahr"geuh lee, -lay'/, n. a Middle Eastern tobacco pipe in which the smoke is drawn through water before reaching the lips; hookah. Also, nargile, nargileh. [1830-40; < Turk ...
narial
/nair"ee euhl/, adj. Anat. of or pertaining to the nares or nostrils. Also, narine /nair"in, -uyn/. [1865-70; < L nari(s) nostril (see NARES) + -AL1] * * *
Nariño
▪ department, Colombia       departamento, southwestern Colombia, bounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west and Ecuador on the south. Its population is concentrated ...
Nariokotome
▪ archaeological site, Kenya       site in northern Kenya known for the 1984 discovery of a nearly complete skeleton of African Homo erectus (also called H. ergaster) ...
naris
nar·is (nârʹĭs) n. pl. nar·es (-ēz) An external opening in the nasal cavity of a vertebrate; a nostril.   [Latin nāris. See nas-.   narʹi·al (-ē-əl) adj. * * *
Narita
▪ Japan       city, Chiba ken, central Honshu, Japan. It is located approximately 30 miles (50 km) east of Tokyo, on the Ryoso Plateau. Originally an agricultural ...
nark
nark1 /nahrk/, n. 1. Brit. Slang. a stool pigeon or informer. 2. Chiefly Australian Slang. an annoying person. v.i. 3. Brit. Slang. to act as a police informer or stool ...
Närke
▪ province, Sweden       landskap (province) lying mostly in the administrative län (county) of Örebro, south-central Sweden. It lies between the traditional landskap ...
Narmada
Nar·ma·da (nər-mŭdʹə) also Nar·ba·da (-bŭdʹə) A river of central India flowing about 1,247 km (775 mi) westward to the Gulf of Khambhat. Sacred to Hindus, it is said ...
Narmada River
or Nerbudda River River, central India. Rising in Madhya Pradesh state, it is 801 mi (1,289 km) long. It flows west into the Gulf of Khambhat, and forms the traditional ...
Narmer
/nahr"meuhr/, n. a king of Egypt identified by modern scholars as the Menes of tradition and depicted as the unifier of Upper and Lower Egypt on an ancient slate tablet (Narmer ...
Narni
▪ Italy Latin  Narnia,         town, Umbria regione, central Italy, situated on a hilltop above the Nera River. It originated as the Umbrian Nequinum (later Narnia, ...
Narnia
an imaginary land of strange people and talking animals in a series of seven children’s books (sometimes called the Narnia Chronicles) by C S Lewis. In the first of these, The ...
Narnia Chronicles
➡ Narnia * * *
Naro-Fominsk
▪ Russia       city and centre of a rayon (sector), Moscow oblast (region), western Russia, on the Nara River southwest of the capital. It was formed in 1926 from ...
Narodnaya Volya
▪ Russian revolutionary organization English  People's Will , or  People's Freedom        19th-century Russian revolutionary organization that regarded terrorist ...
Narodnaya, Mount
▪ mountain, Russia Russian  Gora Narodnaya        (“People's Mountain”), peak of the Nether-Polar section of the Ural Mountains in west-central Russia. Rising to ...
Narodnik
Russian Populist Member of a 19th-century socialist movement in Russia. In the 1860s and '70s the movement attracted intellectuals who believed that political propaganda among ...
narodnost
▪ Russian history       doctrine or national principle, the meaning of which has changed over the course of Russian literary criticism. Originally denoting simply ...
narra
▪ tree also called  Asana,         any of several timber trees of the genus Pterocarpus of the pea family (Fabaceae or Leguminosae). The name refers especially to P. ...
Narrabri
▪ New South Wales, Australia       town, northeastern New South Wales, Australia. It lies along Narrabri Creek (tributary of the Namoi River), just west of the Nandewar ...
Narraganset
/nar'euh gan"sit/, n., pl. Narragansets, (esp. collectively) Narraganset. Narragansett. * * * ▪ people  Algonquian (Algonquian languages)-speaking North American Indian ...
Narragansett
/nar'euh gan"sit/, n., pl. Narragansetts, (esp. collectively) Narragansett. 1. a member of a North American Indian tribe of the Algonquian family formerly located in Rhode Island ...
Narragansett Bay
an inlet of the Atlantic in E Rhode Island. 28 mi. (45 km) long. * * * Inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, southeastern Rhode Island, U.S. It extends north for 28 mi (45 km) into the ...
NarragansettBay
Narragansett Bay A deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in eastern Rhode Island. There are many good harbors and resort areas along its shores. * * *
Narrandera
▪ New South Wales, Australia       town, south-central New South Wales, Australia, on the Murrumbidgee River. Settled in 1863 as a livestock station, it was proclaimed ...
narratability
See narrate. * * *
narratable
See narratability. * * *
narrate
—narratable, adj. —narrator, narrater /nar"ay teuhr, na ray"-, nar"euh-/, n. /nar"ayt, na rayt"/, v., narrated, narrating. v.t. 1. to give an account or tell the story of ...
narrater
See narratability. * * *
narration
—narrational, adj. /na ray"sheuhn/, n. 1. something narrated; an account, story, or narrative. 2. the act or process of narrating. 3. a recital of events, esp. in chronological ...
narrational
See narration. * * *
narrationally
See narrational. * * *
narrative
—narratively, adv. /nar"euh tiv/, n. 1. a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious. 2. a book, literary work, etc., containing such a ...
narratively
See narrative. * * *
narratology
narratology [nar΄ə täl′ə jē] n. the theory and critical study of narrative forms in literature * * * ▪ literary theory       in literary theory, the study of ...
narrator
narrator [nar′āt΄ər, nar′ətər; na rāt′ər, nərāt′ər] n. 〚L < narratus: see NARRATE〛 1. a person who relates a story or account 2. a person who reads ...
Narrogin
▪ Western Australia, Australia       town, southwestern Western Australia. It developed in the 1880s, when the Great Southern Railway came through the site, and a hotel ...
narrow
—narrowly, adv. —narrowness, n. /nar"oh/, adj., narrower, narrowest, v., n. adj. 1. of little breadth or width; not broad or wide; not as wide as usual or expected: a narrow ...
narrow boats
➡ canals * * *

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