The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language

The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...exerting a pressure of upwards of 401bs. to the square inch: --also called high-pressure. Non-conductor, (non-kon-dukt'er) u. A substance which does not transmit another substance or fluid, as heat or electricity, or which transmits it with difficulty. Non-conformist, (non-kon-form'ist) n. One who does not conform to an established church; especially, one who, after the Restoration, refused to sign the Act of Uniformity, passed in 1662. Non-conformity, ( non-kon-form'e-te ) -. Neglect or failure of conformity; refusal to unite with the Established Church in its rites and modes of worship. Non-delivery, (non-dfi-liv'er-e) n. Neglect of or failure in delivering. Nondescript, (non'de-skript) o. (L. non, not, and descriptus, described. Not hitherto described; novel; hence, odd; abnormal: irregular. Nondescript, (non'dS-skript) n. A thing not yet described: something abnormal or hardly classifiable. None, (nun) a. & pron. A.-fl. -da, from ne, not, ana An, one. No one; not any thing--frequently used as a plural, not any. Non-elastic, (non-S-las'tik) a. Wanting elasticity--said of liquid as distinguished from gaseous fluids. Nonentity, (non-en'te-te) n. Non-existence; negation of being;--a thing not existing. Non-essential, (non-es-sen'she-al) a. Not essential. Non-essential, (non-es-sen'Bhe-al) n. A thing not essential thing that has not its equal. Nonesuch, (nun'such) n. Something extraordinary; a Non-existence, (non-egz-ist'ens) n. Absence of existence; nonentity;--a thing that ha no existence or being. Non-existent, (non-egz-ist'ent) a. Not having existence. If on-fulfilment, (non-fool-fU'ment) n. Neglect or failure to fulfil. Nonillion, (no-nil'yun) n. L. nanus, ninth, and Eng. million. According to the French notation, a thousand..."show more

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  • Paperback | 1022 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 51mm | 1,783g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236636422
  • 9781236636423