[nahyn–i-lev-uh n] /ˈnaɪn ɪˈlɛv ən/
September 11, 2001: the day on which Islamic terrorists, believed to be part of the Al-Qaeda network, hijacked four commercial airplanes and crashed two of them into the World Trade Center in New York City and a third one into the Pentagon in Virginia: the fourth plane crashed into a field in rural Pennsylvania.
the 11th of September 2001, the day on which the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York were flown into and destroyed by aeroplanes hijacked by Islamic fundamentalists Also called September eleven
[adjective nahyn-fohld; adverb nahyn-fohld] /adjective ˈnaɪnˌfoʊld; adverb ˈnaɪnˈfoʊld/ adjective 1. nine times as great or as much. 2. having nine elements or parts. adverb 3. in a ninefold manner or measure; to or by nine times as much: to increase one’s income ninefold. /ˈnaɪnˌfəʊld/ adjective 1. equal to or having nine times as many or […]
- Nine-hundred-pound gorilla
Related Terms six-hundred-pound gorilla
[nahyn-pens, -puh ns] /ˈnaɪnˌpɛns, -pəns/ noun 1. (used with a plural verb) British. pennies. 2. a former shilling of Great Britain, issued under Elizabeth I for use in Ireland, debased so that it was used in England as a ninepenny piece.
[nahyn-pen-ee; for 2 also nahyn-puh-nee] /ˈnaɪnˌpɛn i; for 2 also ˈnaɪn pə ni/ adjective 1. noting a nail 2.75 inches (7 cm) long. Symbol: 9d. 2. of the value of ninepence.