Definition of n in English:

n

  • 1Name.

  • 2in combination (in units of measurement) nano- (10⁹)

    ‘the plates were coated with 500 ng of protein in sodium carbonate buffer’
  • 3Born.

  • 4Nephew.

  • 5Net.

  • 6Grammar
    Neuter.

  • 7New.

  • 8Nominative.

  • 9Noon.

  • 10Chemistry
    in combination Normal (denoting straight-chain hydrocarbons)

    ‘n-hexane’
  • 11North or northern.

  • 12Note (used in a book's index to refer to a footnote)

    ‘450n’
  • 13Finance
    Note.

  • 14Grammar
    Noun.

  • 15Number.

  • An unspecified or variable number.

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

Pronunciation

n

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