from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing a polynomial that has 9 as the highest exponent of its terms.
  • adj. Describing a curve the equation of which is nonic.
  • adj. Describing a type of beer glass used in British public houses; in the form of a truncated cone with a bulge around outside, just below the rim.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In mathematics, of the ninth degree or order.
  • n. An algebraic function or form of the ninth degree; a quantic of the ninth degree.


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  • Despite this, however, the theory that the economic base determines politics and not vice versa is still ca - nonic doctrine in all communist countries.


  • Glassware: The English nonic pint glass with its slight curve near the top will hold the beer's head and allow for a good grip.



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  • You're welcome, yarb. Cheers!

    January 4, 2012

  • Thanks for pointing this out, h. Really the only acceptable type of glass for bitter.

    January 4, 2012

  • The nonic beer glass provided in the image below is spot on!

    January 4, 2012