NOR (plural NORs)

A binary operator composite of NOT OR; negation of OR function.

Acronym of nucleolus organiser region.


• OR


• NRO, RON, Ron, orn, ron

Etymology 1



(literary) And not (introducing a negative statement, without necessarily following one).

A function word introducing each except the first term or series, indicating none of them is true.

Used to introduce a further negative statement.

(UK, dialect) Than.

Etymology 2


nor (plural nors)

(logic, electronics) Alternative form of NOR


• NRO, RON, Ron, orn, ron

Source: Wiktionary

Nor, conj. Etym: [OE. nor, contr. from nother. See Neither.]

Definition: A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative propositions follows either). Nor is also used sometimes in the first member for neither, and sometimes the neither is omitted and implied by the use of nor. Provide neither gold nor silver, nor brass, in your purses, nor scrip for your journey. Matt. x. 9, 10. Where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt. Matt. vi. 20. I love him not, nor fear him. Shak. Where neither party is nor true, nor kind. Shak. Simois nor Xanthus shall be wanting there. Dryden.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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