an abbreviated form of normal, used in the names of hydrocarbon compounds that have a normal or straight chain of carbon atoms: n-3 fatty acid.

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in OE. and ME., the negative particle ne in combination with a word beginning with a vowel, h, or w, as nam, am not, nis is not, nadde had not, nas was not. See ne and nabbe, nad, etc.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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