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NE2 abbreviation of "northeast." [2 definitions]
Neanderthal designating an early form of human of the Pleistocene period. [3 definitions]
neap designating the tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon when there is the least rise and fall of water.
near to, at, or within a comparatively short distance from a person or thing. [11 definitions]
nearby situated close at hand; not far removed. [2 definitions]
Near East the countries near or bordering the extreme eastern end of the Mediterranean, including those of southwestern Asia, northeastern Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula.
nearly just about but not quite; almost. [2 definitions]
near miss the strike of a projectile or bomb that misses its intended target by a narrow margin, often causing some damage. [3 definitions]
nearsighted able to see clearly only at short distance; myopic.
neat orderly in appearance, state, or habits; tidy. [6 definitions]
neaten to make neat; put in order (often fol. by "up").
'neath contracted form of "beneath".
neatly in a tidy or uncomplicated manner.
neatnik (informal) a person who cannnot tolerate mess and needs to keep things clean and in their proper place at all times.
neat's-foot oil a fatty oil obtained by boiling cattle bones and used as a dressing for leather.
Neb. abbreviation of "Nebraska."
Nebraska a Midwestern U.S. state between South Dakota and Kansas. (abbr.: NE)
Nebraskan of or pertaining to Nebraska or its people. [4 definitions]
Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylonia in the sixth century B.C. who destroyed Jerusalem and sent the Jews into captivity.
nebula a cloud of interstellar dust or gas or both, that may appear as either a light or dark mass depending on how it absorbs, reflects, or re-emits incident radiation. [2 definitions]
nebular hypothesis a theory stating that the solar system was once a nebula that cooled and condensed to form the sun and planets.