[nas-uh nt, ney-suh nt] /ˈnæs ənt, ˈneɪ sənt/
beginning to exist or develop:
That nascent republic is holding its first election this month.
Chemistry. (of an element) in the .
starting to grow or develop; being born
(chem) (of an element or simple compound, esp hydrogen) created within the reaction medium in the atomic form and having a high activity
1620s, from Latin nascentem (nominative nascens) “arising young, immature,” present participle of nasci “to be born” (Old Latin gnasci; see genus). Related: Nascence (1560s); nascency.
nascent nas·cent (nās’ənt, nā’sənt)
noun, Chemistry. 1. the condition of an element at the instant it is set free from a combination in which it has previously existed.
North American Society for Cardiac Imaging
1. National Association of Securities Dealers. National Association of Securities Dealers
[nas-dak, naz-] /ˈnæs dæk, ˈnæz-/ noun 1. National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations: a system for quoting over-the-counter securities. /ˈnæzdæk/ noun acronym (in the US) 1. National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System U.S. stock exchange, founded 1971, an acronym from National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations. NASDAQ (National Association of Securities […]