any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Physocarpus, of the rose family, having that separates into thin layers.
[nahyn–i-lev-uh n] /ˈnaɪn ɪˈlɛv ən/ 1. 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 […]
[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
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[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.