(in Britain) natural gas obtained from deposits below the North Sea
noun 1. the northern coastal area of Alaska, rich in oil and natural gas: so called because it is N of the Brooks Range sloping down to the Arctic Ocean.
- North somerset
/ˈsʌməˌsɛt/ noun 1. a unitary authority of SW England, in Somerset: formerly (1974–96) part of the county of Avon. Pop: 191 400 (2003 est). Area: 375 sq km (145 sq miles)
noun, Astronomy. 1. . noun 1. the North Star, another name for Polaris (sense 1) n. “Pole Star, Polaris,” Middle English norþe sterre (late 14c.); cf. Middle Dutch noirdstern, German nordstern. North Star See Polaris. North Star (Polaris) A star positioned along the line in space that includes the axis of rotation of the Earth. […]
noun 1. the part of the earth’s surface between the tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle. North Temperate Zone See Temperate Zone.