any of several malt beverages that are similar to beer but are usually considered nonalcoholic because they have an alcoholic content of less than ½ percent.
[neer-bahy] /ˈnɪərˈbaɪ/ adjective 1. close at hand; not far off; adjacent; neighboring: a nearby village. adverb 2. in the neighborhood or vicinity; close : She works nearby. adjective (ˈnɪəˌbaɪ) 1. not far away; close at hand adverb (ˌnɪəˈbaɪ) 2. close by “close at hand,” late 14c. (one-word form from 15c.), from near + by.
[nee-ahrk-tik, -ahr-] /niˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr-/ adjective, Biogeography. 1. belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising temperate Greenland and arctic North America, sometimes including high mountainous regions of the northern Temperate Zone. /nɪˈɑːktɪk/ adjective 1. of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of North America, north of the tropic of Cancer, and Greenland
- Near-death experience
[neer-deth] /ˈnɪərˈdɛθ/ 1. a sensation or vision, as of the afterlife, reported by a person who has come close to death. Abbreviation: nde, NDE. noun 1. an experience, instances of which have been widely reported, in which a person near death is apparently outside his body and aware of it and the attendant circumstances as […]
- Near-earth object
[neer-urth] /ˈnɪərˈɜrθ/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a comet or asteroid pushed by the gravitational attraction of nearby planets into an orbit that allows it to enter the earth’s orbit and thereby pose a danger of collision. Abbreviation: NEO. noun any asteroid, comet, or meteoroid whose orbit intersects that of the Earth and has the potential to […]