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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The letter n.
  • n. Printing A space equal to half the width of an em.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • preposition. Used in various phrases borrowed from French (see "Derived terms" below).
  • abbreviation. English
  • n. The name of the Latin script letter N/n.
  • n. A unit of measurement equal to half of an em (half of the height of the type in use).
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. Half an em, that is, half of the unit of space in measuring printed matter. See em.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The name of the letter N, n. It is rarely written, the symbol N, n, being used instead.
  • n. In printing, a space half as wide as an em, sometimes used as a standard in reckoning the amount of a compositor's work. See em, 2.
  • n. A common adverbial or prepositional prefix, representing Latin in-, meaning primarily ‘in’ or ‘into.’
  • n. An adverbial or prepositional prefix of Greek origin, meaning primarily ‘in’: chiefly in scientific or technical words of modern formation, as in encephalon, enanthema, etc.
  • n. A termination of various origin, used in the formation of verbs.
  • n. A suffix forming adjectives from nouns of material, as ashen, ashen, earthen, oaken, wooden, golden, sometimes simply -n, as cedarn, eldern, silvern, etc.
  • n. A feminine suffix, of which only a few relics exist in native English words, as, for example, vixen, from Anglo-Saxon fyxen (= German füchsin), a female fox: in some instances regarded as having a diminutive force, as in maiden, from Anglo-Saxon mægden, etc. See vixen, maiden, and compare elfin.
  • n. The plural suffix of a few nouns, as oxen, brethren, children, and (archaic and poetical) eyne or een (= eyen), kine (= kyen), shoon, dial. hosen, housen, peasen, etc.
  • n. A suffix of various other origins besides those mentioned above: often ultimately identical with -an (Latin -anus), as in citizen, denizen, dozen, etc., but having also, as in often, midden, etc., other sources ascertainable upon reference to the word concerned.
  • n. Abbreviations of encyclopedia.
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  • n. half the width of an em
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Variant
    em   
    Form
    en dash    en space    en quad   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Adrienne    Amen    Ben    Cayenne    Chen    Cheyenne    Den    Gen    Glen    Glenn   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    capilla    Cesar    y    ANSI