a person’s nearest relative or relatives:
The newspaper did not publish the names of casualties until the next of kin had been notified.
Law. the nearest relative or relatives who share in the estate of a person who dies intestate.
a person’s closest relative or relatives
- Next program counter
architecture (nPC) A register in a CPU that contains the address of the instruction to be executed next. (2000-07-12)
operating system The original multitasking operating system that NeXT, Inc. developed to run on its proprietary NeXT computers (informally known as “black boxes”). NEXTSTEP includes a specific graphical user interface, an interface builder, object-oriented application builder, and several “kits” of prebuilt software objects such as the Indexing Kit for databases. This software runs on top […]
- Next to nothing
noun phrase Almost nothing; a very little bit: It’s been very useful and cost me next to nothing (1656+)
- Next week
Related Terms knock someone into the middle of next week