Nor meaning

nôr; nər when unstressed
(UK, dialect, Yorkshire) Than.

He's no better nor you.

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And not; or not; not either.

Has neither phoned nor written us; life forms that are neither plants nor animals.

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Nor is defined as neither that or another one.

An example of nor is, "She didn't want ice cream or cake."

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And not; or not; and not either.
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(dial.) Than.
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(logic, electronics) Alternative form of NOR.
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(Not OR) A Boolean logic operation that is true if all inputs are false, and false if any input is true. A NOR gate is constructed of an OR gate followed by a NOT gate.An exclusive NOR (XNOR) is true if both inputs are the same. An XNOR is constructed of multiple NOR gates. See Boolean logic, flash memory and NAND flash.
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(literary) And not (introducing a negative statement, without necessarily following one)

Nor did I stop to think, but ran.

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

I am neither hungry nor thirsty nor tired.

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Used to introduce a further negative statement.

The struggle didn't end, nor was it any less diminished.

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Than.
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A logical operator that consists of a logical OR followed by a logical NOT and returns a true value only if both operands are false.
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North.
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Norway.
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Norwegian.
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North.

Nor'western.

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An unaltered parent compound.

Norepinephrine.

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Origin of nor

  • From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English ne no no1 or or or1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English perhaps ultimately from nor nor nor1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for normal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Possibly Blend of not and or; alternatively, short for "negation of OR".

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English nauther, from nother. Cognate with neither.

    From Wiktionary