any of numerous letter combinations without meaning, used in learning experiments.
(psychol) a syllable, like bik, having no meaning. Lists of such syllables have been used to investigate memory and learning
- Nonsense triplet
nonsense triplet non·sense triplet (nŏn’sěns’, -səns) n. A codon that causes the premature termination of a growing polypeptide chain, thus producing incomplete protein fragments.
noun 1. a form of light verse, usually for children, depicting imaginative characters in amusing situations of fantasy, whimsical in tone and with a rhythmic appeal, often employing fanciful phrases and meaningless made-up words. noun 1. verse in which the sense is nonexistent or absurd, such as that of Edward Lear
- Nonsense word
noun any word with no determinable or accepted meaning
[sen-suh-buh l] /ˈsɛn sə bəl/ adjective 1. having, using, or showing good or sound judgment: a sensible young woman. 2. cognizant; keenly aware (usually followed by of): sensible of his fault. 3. significant in quantity, magnitude, etc.; considerable; appreciable: a sensible reduction in price. 4. capable of being perceived by the ; material: the sensible […]