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nest Tweet Definition of nest Like Definition of nest on Facebook
noun 
  1. A structure built by a bird as a place to incubate eggs and rear young
  2. a place used by another mammal, fish, amphibian or insect, for depositing eggs and hatching young
  3. A snug, comfortable, or cozy residence or job situation
  4. a retreat, or place of habitual resort
  5. a hideout for bad people to frequent or haunt
That nightclub is a of strange people!
  1. A home that a child or young adult shares with a parent, guardian, or a person acting in the capacity of a parent or guardian. A parental home.
I am aspiring to leave the .
  1. (context, cards) A fixed amount of cards in some bidding games awarded to the highest bidder allowing him to exchange any or all with cards in his hand.
I was forced to change trumps when I found the Ace, Jack, and nine of diamonds in the .
  1. (computing) a structure in a programming code, like blocks, functions, subroutines, etc.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) Of animals: To build or settle into a nest.
  2. (intransitive) To settle into a home.
We loved the new house and were nesting there in 2 days!
  1. (intransitive) To successively neatly fit inside another.
I bought a set of nesting mixing bowls for mom.
  1. (transitive) To place in, or as if in, a nest.
  2. (transitive) To place one thing neatly inside another, and both inside yet another (and so on).
There would be much more room in the attic if you had nested all the empty boxes.
     
netiquette Tweet Definition of netiquette Like Definition of netiquette on Facebook
noun 
  1. Conduct while online that is appropriate and courteous to other Internet users.
     
neural network Tweet Definition of neural network Like Definition of neural network on Facebook
noun (plural neural networks)
  1. (computing) A real or virtual computer system designed to emulate the brain in its ability to "learn" to assess imprecise data.
  2. (anatomy) Any network of neurons etc that function together to achieve a common purpose.
     
newbie Tweet Definition of newbie Like Definition of newbie on Facebook
noun 
  1. (context, slang, internet) A new user or participant; someone who is extremely new and inexperienced (to a game or activity).
adjective 
  1. (context, slang, internet) New.
A contender to the title.
     
newsgroup Tweet Definition of newsgroup Like Definition of newsgroup on Facebook
noun 
  1. A group of people who post messages about a single subject on a computer network.
     
NOR Tweet Definition of NOR Like Definition of NOR on Facebook
noun 
  1. A binary operator composite of NOT OR; negation of OR function.
(0 NOR 0) = 1<br>
(0 NOR 1) = 0<br>
(1 NOR 0) = 0<br>
(1 NOR 1) = 0<br>      
not Tweet Definition of not Like Definition of not on Facebook
noun 
  1. unary, Unary logical function NOT, true if input is false, or a gate implementing that negation function.
You need a there to conform with the negative logic of the memory chip.
adverb 
  1. Negates the meaning of the modified verb.
I may be many things, but I am not a crook.
Did you take out the trash? No, I did not.
Not knowing any better, I went ahead.
     
notebook Tweet Definition of notebook Like Definition of notebook on Facebook
noun 
  1. A book in which notes or memorandum, memoranda are written.
  2. (computing) A less common term for a laptop computer.
     

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