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Noun: n
  1. The 14th letter of the Roman alphabet
    - N, en
Noun: N  en
  1. A common nonmetallic element that is normally a colourless odourless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
    - nitrogen, atomic number 7
     
  2. The cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    - north, due north, northward
     
  3. (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per litre
    - normality
     
  4. A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes
    - newton

Derived forms: Ns, ns

Type of: alphabetic character, cardinal compass point, chemical element, element, force unit, gas, letter, letter of the alphabet, relative quantity

Part of: air, Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet, sthene

Encyclopedia: N,N-diethylaniline