[nahyn-pens, -puh ns] /ˈnaɪnˌpɛns, -pəns/
(used with a plural verb) British. pennies.
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.
[nahyn-pinz] /ˈnaɪnˌpɪnz/ noun 1. (used with a singular verb) tenpins played without the head pin. 2. ninepin, a pin used in this game. /ˈnaɪnˌpɪnz/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) another name for skittles See skittle (sense 2) 2. (sing) one of the pins used in this game n. 1570s, from nine + pin (n.). From […]
noun, Cell Biology. 1. the arrangement of microtubules in a flagellum or cilium, consisting of a ring of nine evenly spaced couplets surrounding two central singlets. Symbol: 9 + 2.
noun, Cell Biology. 1. the arrangement of microtubules characteristic of basal bodies and centrioles, consisting of nine evenly spaced triplets between the outer and inner walls of the structure and having no central microtubules. Symbol: 9 + 0.