Meaning of N in English

N

N 1

(also n )

■ noun ( plural Ns or N's )

1》 the fourteenth letter of the alphabet.

2》 denoting the next after M in a set of items, categories, etc.

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N 2

■ abbreviation

1》 (used in recording moves in chess) knight. [representing the pronunciation of kn- , since the initial letter k- represents 'king'.]

2》 (chiefly in place names) New.

3》 Physics newton(s).

4》 Chemistry (with reference to solutions) normal.

5》 North or Northern.

6》 Norway (international vehicle registration).

7》 nuclear.

■ symbol the chemical element nitrogen.

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