[nee-uh-preen] /ˈni əˌprin/
an oil-resistant synthetic rubber: used chiefly in paints, putties, linings for tanks and chemical apparatus, and in crepe soles for shoes.
a synthetic rubber obtained by the polymerization of chloroprene. It is resistant to oil and ageing and is used in waterproof products, such as diving suits, paints, and adhesives
A tough, synthetic rubber that is resistant to the effects of oils, solvents, heat, and weather. Neoprene is a polymer whose basic constituent is chlorinated butadiene. Neoprene was one of the first synthetic rubbers to be developed.
neopterin ne·op·ter·in (nē-ŏp’tər-ĭn) n. A pteridine present in body fluids, elevated levels of which result from immune system activation, malignant disease, allograft rejection, and viral infections, especially in AIDS.
[nee-op-tol-uh-muh s] /ˌni ɒpˈtɒl ə məs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the son of Achilles, who slew Priam at the fall of Troy. /ˌniːɒpˈtɒləməs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a son of Achilles and slayer of King Priam of Troy Also called Pyrrhus
[nee-oh-pi-thag-uh-ree-uh-niz-uh m] /ˌni oʊ pɪˌθæg əˈri əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. a philosophical system, established in Alexandria and Rome in the second century b.c., consisting mainly of revived Pythagorean doctrines with elements of Platonism and Stoicism.
[nee-oh-ree-uh-liz-uh m] /ˌni oʊˈri əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) any of various movements in literature, art, etc., that are considered as a return to a more realistic style. 2. a philosophy developed chiefly by 20th-century American philosophers, including Montague and Santayana, characterized by a presentationist epistemology and by the assertion of the […]