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Meaning of NINE

Pronunciation:  nIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together; "each club played six home games with teams in its own division"
  2. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
  3. [adj]  denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten
 

NINE is a 4 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: 9, 9, ball club, baseball club, cardinal, club, ennead, ix, IX, Nina from Carolina, niner
 
 See Also: baseball league, baseball team, digit, figure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Nine\, a. [OE. nine, nihen, AS. nigon, nigan; akin to D. &
    LG. negen, OS. & OFries. nigun, OHG. niun, G. neun, Icel.
    n[=i]u, sw. nio, Dan. ni, Goth. niun, Ir. & Gael. naoi, W.
    naw, L. novem, gr. ?, Skr. navan; of unknown origin.
    [root]307. Cf. {Novembeer}.]
    Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles.
    
    {Nine men's morris}. See {Morris}.
    
    {Nine points circle} (Geom.), a circle so related to any
       given triangle as to pass through the three points in
       which the perpendiculars from the angles of the triangle
       upon the opposite sides (or the sides produced) meet the
       sides. It also passes through the three middle points of
       the sides of the triangle and through the three middle
       points of those parts of the perpendiculars that are
       between their common point of meeting and the angles of
       the triangle. The circle is hence called the {nine points
       or six points circle}.
    
    
  2. \Nine\, n.
    1. The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or
       objects.
    
    2. A symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix.
    
    {The Nine}, the nine Muses.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: cast, company, complement, crew, eight, eleven, ennead, enneastyle, first string, first team, five, Nina from Carolina, nonage, nonagon, nonuplet, novena, platoon, reserves, rowing crew, second string, second team, squad, string, team, third string, varsity
 

 

 

 

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