[nee-per, ney-] /ˈni pər, ˈneɪ-/
the unit used to express the ratio of two amplitudes as a natural logarithm: equal to 8.68 dB.
[ney-per] /ˈneɪ pər/
a unit expressing the ratio of two quantities, esp amplitudes in telecommunications, equal to the natural logarithm of the ratio of the two quantities Np, N
/ˈnɛpətə/ noun 1. See catmint
1. variant of before a vowel: nephanalysis.
[nef-uh-nal-uh-sis] /ˌnɛf əˈnæl ə sɪs/ noun, plural nephanalyses [nef-uh-nal-uh-seez] /ˌnɛf əˈnæl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. a map or chart showing the distribution of types and amounts of clouds and precipitation at a given time. 2. the preparation of such a map or chart.
[nef-uh-lee] /ˈnɛf əˌli/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a woman formed from a cloud by Zeus as a counterfeit of Hera, in order to deceive the lustful Ixion: mother by Ixion of the centaurs.