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name day the feast day of a saint for whom one is named. [2 definitions]
name-dropper a person who tries to impress others by mentioning the names of important or famous people in a familiar way.
nameless without any name. [4 definitions]
namely that is to say.
name of the game (informal) a central or crucial purpose, goal, method, or situation.
nameplate a piece of metal or wood on which a name is inscribed. [2 definitions]
namesake one who has been named after another.
nametag a label or badge bearing a person's name, worn in a visible place on the person's clothing for identification.
Namibia an African country on the Atlantic coast between South Africa and Angola; formerly South-West Africa.
nana (informal) a grandmother or nursemaid (used mainly by infants).
nankeen a strong, durable, cotton cloth in buff or yellow, originally made of undyed Chinese cotton. [3 definitions]
nanny a children's nursemaid and supervisor.
nanny goat a female goat.
nano- one billionth.
nanometer a unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter; angstrom.
nanoparticle a microscopic particle with a size measured in nanometers.
nanoscale of a size measured in nanometers.
nanosecond a unit of time equal to one billionth of a second.
nanotechnology a field of study or endeavor concerned with the engineering of matter at the level of the atom or molecule.
nanotube a nanoscale tubular molecule, esp. of carbon.
nanowire a wire whose width is on the order of nanometers.