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[nan-ning; Chinese nahn-ning] /ˈnænˈnɪŋ; Chinese ˈnɑnˈnɪŋ/ noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles. 1. a city in and the capital of Guangxi Zhuang region, in S China. [gwahng-shee jwahng] /ˈgwɑŋˈʃi ˈdʒwɑŋ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. an administrative division in S China. 85,096 sq. mi. (220,399 sq. km). Capital: Nanning. /ˈnænˈnɪŋ/ noun 1. a port in S China, capital of Guanxi, […]
1. a combining form with the meaning “very small, minute,” used in the formation of compound words (nanoplankton); in the names of units of measure it has the specific sense “one billionth” (10 -9): nanomole; nanosecond. combining form 1. denoting 10–9: nanosecond, n 2. indicating extreme smallness: nanoplankton introduced 1947 (at 14th conference of the […]
[nan-uh-fos-uh l] /ˌnæn əˈfɒs əl/ noun 1. any fossil so small that it is near or below the limit of resolution of a light microscope.
[nan-uh-plangk-tuh n] /ˌnæn əˈplæŋk tən/ noun 1. the smallest of the microplankton; the aquatic organisms that can pass through fine mesh plankton nets. nannoplankton also nanoplankton (nān’ə-plāngk’tən) Plankton of minute size, especially plankton composed of organisms measuring from 2 to 20 micrometers.