Pronunciation: (nôr; unstressed nur), [key]
1. (used in negative phrases, esp. after neither, to introduce the second member in a series, or any subsequent member): Neither he nor I will be there. They won't wait for you, nor for me, nor for anybody.
2. (used to continue the force of a negative, as not, no, never, etc., occurring in a preceding clause): He left and I never saw him again, nor did I regret it.
3. (used after an affirmative clause, or as a continuative, in the sense of and not): They are happy, nor need we worry.
4. Older Use.than.
5. Archaic.(used without a preceding neither, the negative force of which is understood): He nor I was there.
6. Archaic.(used instead of neither as correlative to a following nor): Nor he nor I was there.


a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds which are the normal or parent forms of the compound denoted by the base words: l-norepinephrine.


Pronunciation: (nôr), [key]
a Boolean operator that returns a positive result when both operands are negative.


1. Norman.
2. North.
3. Northern.
4. Norway.
5. Norwegian.


1. north.
2. northern.

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