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n

noun, often capitalized, often attributive \ ˈen \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of n

plural n's or ns play \ˈenz\
1 a : the 14th letter of the English alphabet
b : a graphic representation of this letter
c : a speech counterpart of orthographic n
2 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter n
3 a : one designated n especially as the 14th in order or class
b : an indefinite number; especially : a constant integer (see integer 1) or a variable taking on integral values
4 : something shaped like the letter N
5 : the haploid or gametic number of chromosomes
6 : en 1

Examples of n in a Sentence

  1. a word that starts with an n

  2. a word that starts with n

First Known Use of n

1750

Other Alphabet Terms


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n

abbreviation

Definition of n

1 name
2 nano-
3 navy
4 net
5 neuter
6 neutron
7 noon
8 normal
9 north; northern
10 note
11 noun
12 number

1

N

abbreviation

Definition of N

1 naira; nairas
2 newton

2

N

symbol

Definition of N

nitrogen

-n

adjective suffix

Definition of -n

— see 1-en

N Defined for English Language Learners

n

noun

Definition of n for English Language Learners

  • : 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


N Defined for Kids

n

noun, often capitalized \ ˈen \

Definition of n for Students

plural n's or ns \ˈenz\
: the 14th letter of the English alphabet

n

abbreviation

Definition of n for Students

noun

N

abbreviation

Definition of N for Students

1 north
2 northern

-n

Definition of -n for Students

see -en

Medical Dictionary

n

noun \ ˈen \

medical Definition of n

plural n's or ns play \ˈenz\
1 : the haploid or gametic number of chromosomes — compare x
2 capitalized : an antigen of human blood that shares a common genetic locus with the M antigen

N

abbreviation

medical Definition of N

1 nasal
2 newton
3 usually ital normal (sense 4a) used of solutions
  • 0.1 N hydrochloric acid

N

symbol

medical Definition of N

1 nitrogen usually italicized when used as a prefix
  • N-allylnormorphine
2 index of refraction

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