[nurv-rak-ing] /ˈnɜrvˌræk ɪŋ/
extremely irritating, annoying, or trying:
a nerve-racking day; a nerve-racking noise.
very distressing, exhausting, or harrowing
also nervewracking, 1867, from nerve + present participle of wrack (v.).
also nerveracking, 1812, from nerve + present participle of verbal sense of rack (n.1).
[nair-vee; Italian ner-vee] /ˈnɛər vi; Italian ˈnɛr vi/ noun 1. Pier Luigi [pyer loo-ee-jee] /pyɛr luˈi dʒi/ (Show IPA), 1891–1979, Italian engineer and architect. /Italian ˈnɛrvi/ noun 1. Pier Luigi (pjɛːr luˈiːdʒi). 1891–1979, Italian engineer and architect; noted for his pioneering use of reinforced concrete as a decorative material. He codesigned the UNESCO building in […]
nephroureterectomy neph·ro·u·re·ter·ec·to·my (něf’rō-yu-rē’tə-rěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of a kidney and its ureter.
nephrotuberculosis neph·ro·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis (něf’rō-tu-bûr’kyə-lō’sĭs, -tyu-) n. Tuberculosis of the kidney.
nephrotrophic neph·ro·troph·ic (něf’rə-trŏf’ĭk, -trō’fĭk) or neph·ro·trop·ic (-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) adj. Renotrophic.