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noodle2 to play improvised music somewhat whimsically, in low tones and usu. as background to another player.
nook a corner or small recessed area, esp. in a room.
noon twelve o'clock in the daytime; midday.
noonday of or at midday. [2 definitions]
no one no person; nobody.
noontime midday; noonday.
noose a loop that passes through a knot in the end of a line such as a rope or wire, so that it constricts more tightly as the line is pulled. [3 definitions]
nopal any of various cactuses that bear red or yellow flowers, esp. a tropical prickly pear that bears purple fruit.
no-par not having a face value, as some corporate stocks.
nope (informal) no.
nor used to introduce a subsequent negative statement, esp. after a phrase using "neither". [2 definitions]
noradrenaline a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands and released by the sympathetic nerve endings that triggers the "fight-or-flight response" and is used medically to constrict blood vessels; norepinephrine.
Nordic of, pertaining to, belonging to, or characteristic of a Caucasian people found esp. in the Scandinavian countries, who are tall, long-headed, blond, and blue-eyed. [2 definitions]
nor'easter a strong wind or storm coming from the northeast.
norepinephrine a hormone, secreted by the adrenal glands and released at the sympathetic nerve endings, that triggers the "fight-or-flight response" and is used medically to constrict blood vessels; noradrenaline.
Norfolk jacket a loosely belted, single-breasted man's jacket with pockets on either side of the lower front and two box pleats in front and back from the yoke to the hem.
noria a wheel fitted with buckets around the rim, used to lift water, as from a river to an irrigation ditch, esp. in Spain and the Orient.
norm a model or standard, esp. one that is generally accepted or followed. [2 definitions]
normal conforming to a standard, pattern, or general average, or to what is expected; usual; regular. [4 definitions]
normalcy the character or condition of being normal; normality.
normal distribution function a function that represents statistical data as a symmetrical bell-shaped curve; Gaussian distribution function.