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natural Tweet Definition of natural Like Definition of natural on Facebook
  1. (music) A note that is not or is no longer to be modified by an accidental, denoted by the symbol � following the name of the note.
  2. One with an inherited talent at something.
He's a on the saxophone.
  1. (colour) an almost white colour, with tints of grey, yellow or brown.
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  1. Of or relating to nature.
  2. Without artificial additives.
  3. As expected.
It's natural for business to be slow on Tuesdays.
  1. (color) Almost white, with tints of grey, yellow or brown; also, the color of a material that has not been adjusted or added to.
  2. (music) Neither sharp or flat. Denoted �.
  3. Without, or prior to, modification or adjustment.
So-called second-generation w:Breast implant, silicone breast implants looked and felt more like the breast.
nocturne Tweet Definition of nocturne Like Definition of nocturne on Facebook
  1. a work of art relating or dedicated to the night
  2. a dreamlike or pensive composition (usually for the piano)
nonet Tweet Definition of nonet Like Definition of nonet on Facebook
  1. (music) a composition written for nine instruments or nine voices
    The small-group sides are the best, with the in particular coming through as a sparkling unit &mdash; Saturday Review
  2. a group of nine nuclear or subatomic particles
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proper noun 
  1. (given name, female).
note Tweet Definition of note Like Definition of note on Facebook
  1. A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
  2. A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.
  3. A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.
  4. A brief piece of writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.
  5. A short informal letter; a billet.
  6. A diplomatic missive or written communication.
  7. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.
  8. A piece of paper money; a banknote.
  9. (music) A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch.
  10. (music) A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune.
  11. (music) A key of the piano or organ.
  12. Observation; notice; heed.
  13. Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.
verb (notes, noting, noted)
  1. (transitive) To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed
  2. (transitive) To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
  3. (transitive) To denote; to designate
  4. (transitive) To annotate
  5. (transitive) To set down in musical characters.
noted Tweet Definition of noted Like Definition of noted on Facebook
  1. famous; well known because of one's reputation; celebrated
number Tweet Definition of number Like Definition of number on Facebook
  1. (countable) An abstract entity used to describe quantity.
  2. (countable) A symbol for a non-negative integer; a numeral.
  3. (countable) (mathematics) A member of one of several classes: natural numbers,integers, rational numbers, real numbers, complex numbers, quaternions.
The equation <math>e^{i\pi}+1=0</math> includes the most important numbers: 1, 0, <math>\pi</math>, <math>i</math>, and <math>e</math>.
  1. (Followed by a numeral; used attributive) show, Showing the rank of something in a list or sequence. Abbreviations: No or No., no or no. (in each case, sometimes written with a superscript "o", like Nº or &
  1. x2116;). The symbol "
  2. " is also used in this manner.
Horse 5 won the race.
  1. quantity, Quantity.
Any of people can be reading from a given repository at a time
  1. (grammar) Of a word or phrase, the state of being singular, dual or plural, shown by inflection.
  2. (countable) A performance; especially, a single song or song and dance routine within a larger show.
For his second , he sang "The Moon Shines Bright".
  1. (transitive) To label (items) with numbers; to assign numbers to (items).
Number the baskets so that we can find them easily.
  1. (intransitive) To total or count; to amount to.
I don"t know how many books are in the library, but they must in the thousands.
  1. (comparative of, numb)

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