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n

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noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈen\

Simple Definition of n

  • : the 14th letter of the English alphabet

  • mathematics : a number that is part of an equation and that has a value that is not stated

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of n

plural

n's

or

ns

play \ˈenz\
  1. 1 a :  the 14th letter of the English alphabet b :  a graphic representation of this letter c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic n

  2. 2 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter n

  3. 3 a :  one designated n especially as the 14th in order or class b :  an indefinite number; especially :  a constant integer or a variable taking on integral values

  4. 4 :  something shaped like the letter N

  5. 5 :  the haploid or gametic number of chromosomes

  6. 6 :  en 1

Examples of n in a sentence

  1. a word that starts with an n

  2. a word that starts with n



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of n

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms


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n

abbreviation

Definition of n

  1. 1 name

  2. 2 nano-

  3. 3 navy

  4. 4 net

  5. 5 neuter

  6. 6 usually italic neutron

  7. 7 noon

  8. 8 normal

  9. 9 north; northern

  10. 10 note

  11. 11 noun

  12. 12 number




1

N

abbreviation

Definition of N

  1. newton




2

N

symbol

Definition of N

  1. nitrogen




-n

Definition of -n

  1. see -en




N Defined for Kids

noun , often cap \ˈen\

Definition of n for Students

plural

n's

or

ns

\ˈenz\
  1. :  the 14th letter of the English alphabet




abbreviation

Definition of n for Students

  1. noun




N

abbreviation

Definition of N for Students

  1. 1 north

  2. 2 northern




-n

Definition of -n for Students

  1. see -en




Medical Dictionary

noun \ˈen\

Medical Definition of n

plural

n's

or

ns

\ˈenz\play
  1. 1:  the haploid or gametic number of chromosomes—compare x

  2. 2 capitalized :  an antigen of human blood that shares a common genetic locus with the M antigen




N

abbreviation

Medical Definition of N

  1. 1nasal

  2. 2newton

  3. 3usually ital normal (sense 4a)—used of solutions <0.1 N hydrochloric acid>




N

symbol

Medical Definition of N

  1. 1nitrogen—usually italicized when used as a prefix <N-allylnormorphine>

  2. 2index of refraction




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