(informal) an event or action whose outcome is nearly a failure, success, disaster, etc
Something that barely succeeds or nearly ends in failure or disaster: It was a near thing, but I kept my job (British)
Something just barely effected, as in That election was a near thing—he won by a handful of votes. [ Mid-1700s ]
/ˌniːɑːˈθrəʊsɪs/ noun (pl) -ses (-siːz) 1. another name for pseudoarthrosis nearthrosis ne·ar·thro·sis (nē’är-thrō’sĭs) or ne·o·ar·thro·sis (nē’ō-) n.
[neet] /nit/ adjective, neater, neatest. 1. in a pleasingly orderly and clean condition: a neat room. 2. habitually orderly and clean in appearance or habits: a neat person. 3. of a simple, pleasing appearance, style, design, etc.: a neat cottage. 4. cleverly effective in character or execution: a neat scheme; a neat solution. 5. Slang. […]
1. no date. 1. North Dakota. no date [of publication] North Dakota North Dakota
1. Stock Exchange. (especially of bonds) next day (delivery). Symbol, Chemistry. 1. . 1. North Dakota (approved especially for use with zip code). 1. no date. 1. North Dakota. abbreviation 1. no date Chemical symbol 1. neodymium abbreviation 1. North Dakota Nd The symbol for the element neodymium. Nd The symbol for neodymium. neodymium (nē’ō-dĭm’ē-əm) […]