[nawr-th ern] /ˈnɔr ðərn/
lying toward or situated in the .
directed or proceeding northward.
coming from the , as a wind.
(often initial capital letter) of or relating to the North, especially the northern U.S.
Astronomy. of the celestial equator or of the zodiac:
a northern constellation.
a person living in a northern region or country.
(initial capital letter) a steam locomotive having a four-wheeled front truck, eight driving wheels, and a four-wheeled rear truck.
situated in or towards the north: northern towns
directed or proceeding towards the north: a northern flow of traffic
(esp of winds) proceeding from the north
(sometimes capital) of, relating to, or characteristic of the north or North
(sometimes capital) (astronomy) north of the celestial equator
Old English norþerna, norðerne “northern, Northumbrian, Scandinavian,” cognate with Old High German nordroni, Old Norse norroenn (see north). With -erne, suffix denoting direction. Related: Northernmost. Northerner in U.S. geo-political sense is attested from 1831. Northern lights “aurora borealis” first recorded by that name 1721 (earlier north-light, 1706).
noun 1. Biology, Medicine/Medical. a procedure for studying the activity of a specific gene, as in testing for a hereditary defect: RNA fragments in an extract of a cell population or a tissue are separated by gel electrophoresis, transferred to a filter, and then hybridized with labeled DNA or RNA derived from a laboratory-engineered copy […]
- Northern blot analysis
Northern blot analysis North·ern blot analysis (nôr’ðərn) n. An electrophoretic procedure used to separate and identify RNA fragments.
noun 1. See under . [bob-hwahyt, -wahyt] /ˈbɒbˈʰwaɪt, -ˈwaɪt/ noun 1. any of several American quail of the genus Colinus, especially C. virginianus (northern bobwhite) having mottled reddish-brown, black, and white plumage. /ˈbɒbˌwaɪt/ noun 1. a brown North American quail, Colinus virginianus, the male of which has white markings on the head: a popular game […]
noun 1. See under (def 2). [kam-uh-roonz] /ˌkæm əˈrunz/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. German Kamerun. a region in W Africa: a German protectorate 1884–1919; divided in 1919 into British and French mandates. 2. Also called British Cameroons. the NW part of this region: a British mandate 1919–46 and trusteeship 1946–61; by a […]