Word of the day
nominal
  1. Adjective
    • Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names.
    • Assigned to or bearing a person's name.
    • Existing in name only.
    • (philosophy) Of or relating to nominalism.
    • Insignificantly small; trifling.
    • Of or relating to the presumed or approximate value, rather than the actual value.
    • (finance) Of, relating to, or being the amount or face value of a sum of money or a stock certificate, for example, and not the purchasing power or market value.
    • (finance) Of, relating to, or being the rate of interest or return without adjustment for compounding or inflation.
    • (grammar) Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.
    • (engineering) According to plan or design; normal.
    • (economics) Without adjustment to remove the effects of inflation; contrasted with real.
    • (statistics, of a variable) Having values whose order is insignificant.
  2. Noun
    • (grammar) A noun or word group that functions as a noun phrase.
    • (grammar) A part of speech that shares features with nouns and adjectives.
    • A number (usually natural) used like a name; a numeric code or identifier (see also wikipedia).
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