eyeglasses held in place by a spring that clamps them to the bridge of the nose; pince-nez.
[nohz-gey] /ˈnoʊzˌgeɪ/ noun 1. a small bunch of flowers; bouquet; posy. /ˈnəʊzˌɡeɪ/ noun 1. a small bunch of flowers; posy n. “bunch of flowers,” early 15c., from nose (n.) + gay in an obsolete noun sense of “gay or bright thing.”
mathematics (NaN) An IEEE floating point representation for the result of a numerical operation which cannot return a valid number value. A NaN can result from multiplying an infinity by a zero, or from subtracting one infinity from another [what else?]. NaN is encoded as a special bit pattern [what pattern?] which would otherwise represent […]
- Not anything like
Also, nothing like; not anywhere near; nowhere near. Quite different from, far from; also, not nearly. For example, The town’s library isn’t anything like the university’s library, or His outfit was nothing like his brother’s, or It isn’t anything like as cold as it was last winter, or That movie isn’t anywhere near as exciting […]
- Not a one-way street
noun phrase A situation, arrangement, etc, where reciprocal fairness is desired or required; it takes two to tango: Remember, this negotiation is not a one-way street (1950s+)