[net-l-fish] /ˈnɛt lˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) nettlefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) nettlefishes.
noun, Pathology. 1. urticaria resulting from contact with various plants causing local irritation. noun 1. a nontechnical name for urticaria nettle rash net·tle rash (nět’l) n. See urticaria.
[net-l-suh m] /ˈnɛt l səm/ adjective 1. causing irritation, vexation, or annoyance: to cope with a nettlesome situation. 2. easily provoked or annoyed: to become nettlesome over trivial matters. /ˈnɛtəlsəm/ adjective 1. causing or susceptible to irritation adj. 1766, from nettle (n.) + -some (1).
noun 1. Also called net register ton. Nautical. one gross ton registered as taxable. 2. . noun 1. the full name for ton1 (sense 2)
noun 1. the taxable gross tonnage of a merchant ship.