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Neoplatonism

ˌniːəʊˈpleɪt(ə)nɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Neoplatonism:

noun

A philosophical and religious system developed by the followers of plotinus in the 3rd century ad.

Usage examples:

Such was the change of climate brought about by centuries of religious thought deeply influenced by…

Neoprene

ˈniː.ə.priːn

Meanings of Neoprene:

noun

A synthetic polymer resembling rubber, resistant to oil, heat, and weathering.

Usage examples:

Bindings also come in a variety of designs and materials, from a simple leather thong to a syntheti…

Meanings of Neoprenes:

noun

A synthetic polymer resembling rubber, resistant to oil, heat, and weathering.

Usage examples:

Bindings also come in a variety of designs and materials, from a simple leather thong to a syntheti…

Meanings of Neorealism:

noun

A movement or school in art or philosophy representing a modified form of realism.

Usage examples:

More than just theories, neo-realism and neo-liberalism represent paradigms or conceptual framework…

Meanings of Neosalvarsan:

noun

= neoarsphenamine .

Meanings of Neossoptile:

noun

Any of the soft or downy feathers of a juvenile bird. often contrasted with teleoptile.

Meanings of Neostigmine:

noun

A synthetic compound with the property of inhibiting cholinesterase, used to treat ileus, glaucoma, and myasthenia gravis.

Usage examples:

At the end of procedures, the neuromuscular blockade was reversed, if necessary, with neostigmine, …

Meanings of Neostriatum:

noun

The caudate nucleus and the putamen, considered as the more recently evolved part of the corpus striatum.

Meanings of Neoteny:

noun

The retention of juvenile features in the adult animal.

Usage examples:

This is a classic example of an evolutionary phenomenon known as neoteny - the retention of larval …

Meanings of Neoteric:

adjective

New or modern; recent.

Usage examples:

Another effort by the white house to display its neoteric wizardry went awry
noun

A modern person; a person who advocates new ideas.

Usage examples:

A whole group of young poets, the so-called ‘neoterics’, shared the same rejection of traditional n…

Meanings of Neoterics:

noun

A modern person; a person who advocates new ideas.

Usage examples:

A whole group of young poets, the so-called ‘neoterics’, shared the same rejection of traditional n…
adjective

New or modern; recent.

Usage examples:

Another effort by the white house to display its neoteric wizardry went awry

Meanings of Neoterism:

noun

Originally: modernity, novelty, innovation (especially in language). later also: the use of new words or phrases, neologism; an instance of this.

Meanings of Neoterist:

noun

A proponent or adherent of new ideas, beliefs, or practices; (also) a coiner or user of new words or phrases, a neologist. also (occasionally) as adjective.

Meanings of Neotropic:

adjective

Neotropical.

Meanings of Neotropical:

adjective

Relating to or denoting a zoogeographical region comprising central and south america, including the tropical southern part of mexico and the caribbean. distinctive animals include edentates, opossums, marmosets, and tamarins.

Usage examples:

There are a number of animals which prey on neotropical river otters including anacondas, jaguars, …

Meanings of Neotypes:

noun

A mineral containing barium, now regarded as a variety of calcite.

Meanings of Neovolcanic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or designating volcanic rocks and phenomena dating from the tertiary period (up to about 65 million years ago) to the present time (contrasted with palaeovolcanic). now often: specifically designating or relating to zones of recent volcanic activity.

Meanings of Neoza:

noun

More fully "neoza pine": the chilgoza pine, pinus gerardiana, valued for its edible seeds.

Meanings of Neozoic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or designating an era following the palaeozoic era, comprising both the mesozoic and cenozoic (cainozoic) eras.

noun

The neozoic era; the rocks collectively dating from this time.

Meanings of Nepa:

noun

A genus of predatory aquatic bugs (family nepidae), having a flattened, oval body, raptorial front legs, and a thin, tail-like breathing tube; (also nepa) a bug of this genus, a water scorpion.

Nepal

nəˈpɔːl

Meanings of Nepal:

proper noun

A mountainous landlocked country in southern asia, in the himalayas (and including mount everest); population 28,500,000 (estimated 2015); official language, nepali; capital, kathmandu.

noun

A country in south asia

Meanings of Nepalese:

adjective

Relating to nepal or its people.

Usage examples:

The nepalese material is extraordinarily rich and invariably reliable.
noun

A native or inhabitant of nepal, or a person of nepalese descent.

Usage examples:

Many nepalese have established records on everest

Nepali

nɪˈpɔː.li

Meanings of Nepali:

noun

A native or inhabitant of nepal.

Usage examples:

Today ten nepalis have made history and shown our bravery and strength
adjective

Relating to nepal or its language or people.

Usage examples:

A team of nepali guides became the first to climb mount k2 in winter

Nepenthe

nɪˈpɛnθiːz

Meanings of Nepenthe:

noun

A drug described in homer's odyssey as banishing grief or trouble from a person's mind.

Usage examples:

Alcohol and morphine - nepenthe means numbing the soul, numbing your soul.

Meanings of Nepenthean:

adjective

Of or relating to nepenthe or its properties.

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