American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- The symbol for the element nitrogen.
- abbr. Printing en
- abbr. knight (chess)
- abbr. needs improvement
- abbr. newton.
- abbr. nominative.
- abbr. north.
- abbr. northern.
- n. The fourteenth letter of the English alphabet, called en and written in the Latin script.
- n. The ordinal number fourteenth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called en and written in the Latin script.
- abbr. military Navy.
- abbr. north (see also n)
- abbr. chess knight
- n. The fourteenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- n. chemistry Symbol for nitrogen.
- n. metrology Symbol for newton, the SI unit of force.
- n. biochemistry IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for aspargine
- n. physics electron number
- n. music Neapolitan chord (usually in first inversion, therefore followed by a superscript six)
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“Note, too, that Fear Equals Funding bureaucrats like the NiH and CDC assume, irrationally, that if N exposure causes 100% death, then a N*.01 exposure causes one percent of all people exposed to die.”
“Here follows the proof that this sum is just a roundabout way of calculating the sum of the first N integers, which the brilliant Gauss found useful as a child to escape some boring math drills: instead of adding the numbers up, Gauss realized the sum of the first N numbers was just (N*(N+1)/2).”
“The basic problem is that the ratio P(N&F&L) / P(~N&F&L) can ONLY be small if the ratio P(N|L) / P(~N|L) is small.”
“However, regardless of what our prior assumption is, P(N|L) / P(~N|L)”
“The pitch pinion, N ', is cast in a piece with a hollow friction cone, N², which is mounted loosely upon the shaft, _h_, and to which corresponds a second friction cone, O.”
“The mixed azo compounds are those in which the azo group ·N: N· is united with an aromatic radical on the one hand, and with a radical of the aliphatic series on the other.”
“If we represent by N the angular velocity of the earth, and by M the angular velocity of the moon in its orbit round the earth, the quantity we desire to express is N-- M; we shall call it the relative rotation.”
“Selection of X at pick Y where X is more than N% likely to have taken before pick Z, where N varies depending on whether X is seen to fill an immediate starting need (such that N is appreciably lower if X is likely to be a starter)”
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See also The Phonetic alphabet by oroboros.
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