Meaning of N in English

N

/ en; NAmE / noun , abbreviation

■ noun (also n ) ( pl. Ns , N's , n's / enz; NAmE /)

1.

[ C , U ] the 14th letter of the English alphabet :

'Night' begins with (an) N / 'N'.

2.

[ U ] ( mathematics ) used to represent a number whose value is not mentioned :

The equation is impossible for any value of n greater than 2.

—see also nth

■ abbreviation

1.

( NAmE also No. ) north; northern :

N Ireland

2.

newton(s)

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.