15-letter words starting with n

  • nail technician — a person whose job is to take care of and decorate people's fingernails
  • naismith's rule — a rule of thumb for calculating the time needed for a climbing expedition, allowing 1 hour for every 3 miles of distance plus 1 hour for every 2000 feet of height
  • name resolution — (networking)   The process of mapping a name into its corresponding address. The Domain Name System is the system which does name resolution on the Internet.
  • nanocrystalline — Of, pertaining to, or composed of nanocrystals.
  • nanofabrication — the design and manufacture of products and structures, especially electronic devices, with dimensions measured in nanometers.
  • nansen passport — a passport issued after World War I by the League of Nations to refugees unable to establish citizenship.
  • napier-hastings — a seaport on E North Island, in New Zealand.
  • napoleonic code — Code Napoléon
  • napoleonic wars — French-led war in early 19th century
  • nappa (leather) — a soft, supple leather produced, esp. from sheepskin, by tawing
  • narcotics agent — an undercover agent who provides information to the police about illegal drugs, illegal drug trafficking, and users of illegal drugs
  • narcotics squad — a department of the police which investigates crimes concerning illegal drugs
  • narcotrafficker — One who traffics in illegal narcotics.
  • nark at someone — to nag someone
  • nasopharyngitis — (medicine) An inflammation of the nasal passages, and of the upper pharynx.
  • nastic movement — a response of plant parts that is independent of the direction of the external stimulus, such as the opening of buds caused by an alteration in light intensity
  • natal horoscope — the horoscope based on an individual's birth.
  • nathaniel baconFrancis (Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans) 1561–1626, English essayist, philosopher, and statesman.
  • nation of islam — an organization composed chiefly of African Americans, advocating the teachings of Islam and originally favoring the separation of black and white racial groups in the United States: members are known as Black Muslims.
  • nation-building — Journalists sometimes use nation-building to refer to government policies that are designed to create a strong sense of national identity.
  • national anthem — official song of a country
  • national church — an independent church within a country, usually representing the prevalent religion.
  • national forest — forested land owned, maintained, and preserved by the U.S. government.
  • national income — the total net earnings from the production of goods and services in a country over a period of time, usually one year, and consisting essentially of wages, salaries, rent, profits, and interest.
  • national league — the older of the two major professional U.S. baseball leagues, established in 1876. Abbreviation: N.L.
  • national school — (in Ireland) a state primary school
  • national status — the status of someone as regarding their citizenship of a country
  • nationalisation — Act of taking formerly private assets into public or state ownership.
  • nationalization — to bring under the ownership or control of a nation, as industries and land: a movement to nationalize the oil industry.
  • native american — a person born in the United States.
  • native canadian — a person born in Canada of American Indian or Inuit descent.
  • native compiler — (programming, tool)   A compiler which runs on the computer for which it is producing machine code, in contrast to a cross-compiler, which produces code for a different computer.
  • native immunity — immunity that is present without prior immunization.
  • native language — first language, mother tongue
  • natural english — Programming in normal, spoken English. [Sammet 1969, p.768].
  • natural history — the sciences, as botany, mineralogy, or zoology, dealing with the study of all objects in nature: used especially in reference to the beginnings of these sciences in former times.
  • natural justice — accepted moral principles
  • natural realism — naive realism.
  • natural science — a science or knowledge of objects or processes observable in nature, as biology or physics, as distinguished from the abstract or theoretical sciences, as mathematics or philosophy.
  • natural varnish — a preparation consisting of resinous matter, as copal or lac, dissolved in an oil (oil varnish) or in alcohol (spirit varnish) or other volatile liquid. When applied to the surface of wood, metal, etc., it dries and leaves a hard, more or less glossy, usually transparent coating.
  • natural virtues — (especially among the scholastics) any moral virtue of which humankind is capable, especially the cardinal virtues: justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude.
  • natural wastage — Natural wastage is the process of employees leaving their jobs because they want to retire or move to other jobs, rather than because their employer makes them leave.
  • navajo mountain — a solitary dome-shaped mountain in SE Utah. 10,388 feet (3168 meters).
  • navigation acts — any of several acts of Parliament between 1651 and 1847 designed primarily to expand British trade and limit trade by British colonies with countries that were rivals of Great Britain.
  • navigation laws — laws relating to navigation
  • ncr corporation — (company)   Electronics company mainly active in the midrange server market. NCR was founded 1884 as National Cash Register Company. It joint the computer industry in th 1950s. In 1991 it was absorbed by AT&T (see dinosaurs mating), only to be spat out again in 1996. NCR mainframes of the 1960's are remembered by some for their hardware incompatibility with IBM mainframes: NCR punched round holes in their punched cards while IBM punched rectangular ones. The codes and machines were not compatible and information could not be easily shared between NCR and IBM customers.
  • neanderthal man — a member of an extinct subspecies of powerful, physically robust humans, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, that inhabited Europe and western and central Asia c100,000–40,000 b.c.
  • near as damn it — Some people say as near as damn it or as near as dammit to emphasize that what they have said is almost completely accurate, but not quite.
  • nearly-new shop — a shop that sells secondhand clothes and other objects
  • nearsightedness — seeing distinctly at a short distance only; myopic.

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