Meaning of NATURAL in English



Function: noun

Date: 1533

1 : one born without the usual powers of reason and understanding

2 a : a sign ♮ placed on any degree of the musical staff to nullify the effect of a preceding sharp or flat b : a note or tone affected by the natural sign

3 : a result or combination that immediately wins the stake in a game specifically : a throw of 7 or 11 on the first cast in craps

4 a : one having natural skills, talents, or abilities b : something that is likely to become an immediate success c : one that is obviously suitable for a specific purpose

5 : AFRO

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.