[nef-uh-nal-uh-sis] /ˌnɛf əˈnæl ə sɪs/
noun, plural nephanalyses
[nef-uh-nal-uh-seez] /ˌnɛf əˈnæl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
a map or chart showing the distribution of types and amounts of clouds and precipitation at a given time.
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.
[nef-uh-lin] /ˈnɛf ə lɪn/ noun 1. a feldspathoid mineral, essentially sodium aluminum silicate, NaAlSiO 4 , occurring in alkali-rich volcanic rocks. /ˈnɛfɪlɪn; -ˌliːn/ noun 1. a whitish mineral consisting of sodium potassium aluminium silicate in hexagonal crystalline form: used in the manufacture of glass and ceramics. Formula: (Na,K)(AlSi)2O4
[nef-uh-luh-nahyt] /ˈnɛf ə ləˌnaɪt/ noun, Petrography. 1. a fine-grained, dark rock of volcanic origin, essentially a basalt containing but no feldspar and little or no olivine. /ˈnɛfɪlɪˌnaɪt/ noun 1. a fine-grained basic laval rock consisting of pyroxene and nepheline
[nef-uh-lom-i-ter] /ˌnɛf əˈlɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. Bacteriology. an apparatus containing a series of barium chloride standards used to determine the number of bacteria in a suspension. 2. Physical Chemistry. an instrument for studying the density of suspended particles in a liquid by measuring the degree to which the suspension scatters light. /ˌnɛfɪˈlɒmɪtə/ noun 1. […]