[nan-ning; Chinese nahn-ning] /ˈnænˈnɪŋ; Chinese ˈnɑnˈnɪŋ/
noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
a city in and the capital of Guangxi Zhuang region, in S China.
[gwahng-shee jwahng] /ˈgwɑŋˈʃi ˈdʒwɑŋ/
an administrative division in S China. 85,096 sq. mi. (220,399 sq. km).
a port in S China, capital of Guanxi, on the Xiang River: rail links with Vietnam. Pop: 1 395 000 (2005 est)
1. a combining form with the meaning “very small, minute,” used in the formation of compound words (nanoplankton); in the names of units of measure it has the specific sense “one billionth” (10 -9): nanomole; nanosecond. combining form 1. denoting 10–9: nanosecond, n 2. indicating extreme smallness: nanoplankton introduced 1947 (at 14th conference of the […]
[nan-uh-fos-uh l] /ˌnæn əˈfɒs əl/ noun 1. any fossil so small that it is near or below the limit of resolution of a light microscope.
[nan-uh-plangk-tuh n] /ˌnæn əˈplæŋk tən/ noun 1. the smallest of the microplankton; the aquatic organisms that can pass through fine mesh plankton nets. nannoplankton also nanoplankton (nān’ə-plāngk’tən) Plankton of minute size, especially plankton composed of organisms measuring from 2 to 20 micrometers.
[nan-ee] /ˈnæn i/ noun, plural nannies. 1. a person, usually with special training, employed to care for children in a household. [nan-ee] /ˈnæn i/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈnænɪ/ noun (pl) -nies 1. a nurse or nursemaid for children 2. 3. a child’s word for grandmother verb nannies, nannying, nannied 4. (intransitive) to […]