a long-term contraceptive for women, usuually effective for 5 years, consisting of several small slow-release capsules of progestin implanted under the skin.
[nawr-ij, nor-] /ˈnɔr ɪdʒ, ˈnɒr-/ noun 1. a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
/ˈnɒrɪŋtən/ noun 1. Sir Roger (Arthur Carver). born 1934, British conductor; noted for period performances of early music
[nawr-is, nor-] /ˈnɔr ɪs, ˈnɒr-/ noun 1. Charles Gilman, 1881–1945, U.S. novelist and editor. 2. Frank, 1870–1902, U.S. novelist (brother of Charles Gilman). 3. George William, 1861–1944, U.S. senator 1913–43. 4. Kathleen (Thompson) 1880–1966, U.S. novelist and short-story writer (wife of Charles Gilman). 5. a male given name.
[nawr-ish, nor-] /ˈnɔr ɪʃ, ˈnɒr-/ noun 1. Ronald George Wreyford [rey-ferd] /ˈreɪ fərd/ (Show IPA), 1897–1978, British chemist: Nobel prize 1967.