Definition of n in English:

n

  • 1in combination (in units of measurement) nano- (10⁻⁹)

    ‘500 ng’
  • 2Grammar
    in combination Neuter.

  • 3Chemistry
    in combination Normal (denoting straight-chain hydrocarbons)

    ‘n-hexane’
  • 4in combination Note (used in a book's index to refer to a footnote)

    ‘450n’
  • 5Grammar
    in combination Noun.

  • An unspecified or variable number.

    ‘at the limit where n equals infinity’
    See also nth

Pronunciation

n

/ɛn/