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nor

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conjunction \ nər , ˈnȯr , Southern also ˈnär \

Definition of nor

1 used as a function word to introduce the second or last member or the second and each following member of a series of items each of which is negated
  • neither here nor there
  • not done by you nor me nor anyone
2 used as a function word to introduce and negate a following clause or phrase
3 chiefly British :neither

Is it neither nor or neither or?

Although use with or is neither archaic nor wrong, neither is usually followed by nor. A few commentators think that neither must be limited in reference to two, but reference to more than two has been quite common for several hundred years.
    • rigid enforcement of antique decorum will help neither language, literature, nor literati
    • —James Sledd


Origin and Etymology of nor

Middle English, contraction of nother neither, nor, from nother, pronoun & adjective, neither — more at neither


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nor

conjunction

Definition of nor

dialect
:than

Origin and Etymology of nor

Middle English, perhaps from 1nor


nor-

combining form

Definition of nor-

:homologue containing one less methyl group
  • norepinephrine

Origin and Etymology of nor-

normal


NOR

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noun \ ˈnȯr \

Definition of NOR

:a computer logic (see logic 1d) circuit that produces an output that is the inverse (see 2inverse 3) of that of an OR circuit

Origin and Etymology of nor

not OR

Other Computer-Related Terms



NOR Defined for Kids

nor

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conjunction \ nər , ˈnȯr \

Definition of nor for Students

:and not
  • neither young nor old


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