Definition of n in English:

n

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

    ‘500 ng’
  • 2Grammar
    Neuter.

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

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

    ‘450n’
  • 5Grammar
    Noun.

  • An unspecified or variable number:

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

Pronunciation

n

/ɛn/