(Nom`o*pel"mous) a. [Gr. law, custom + sole of the foot.] (Zoöl.) Having a separate and
simple tendon to flex the first toe, or hallux, as do passerine birds.
(Nom"o*thete) n. [Gr. + to assign: cf. F. nomothète.] A lawgiver. [R.]
(Nom`o*thet"ic Nom`o*thet"ic*al) a. Legislative; enacting laws; as, a nomothetical power. [R.]
(Non) a. No; not. See No, a. Chaucer.
(Non-) [L. non, OL. noenu, noenum, fr. neoenum, lit., not one. See None.] A prefix used in
the sense of not; un-; in- ; as in nonattention, or non-attention, nonconformity, nonmetallic, nonsuit.
The prefix non- may be joined to the leading word by means of a hyphen, or, in most cases, the hyphen
may be dispensed with. The list of words having the prefix non- could easily be lengthened.
1. Want of ability.
2. (Law) An exception taken against a plaintiff in a cause, when he is unable legally to commence a
(Non`ac*cept"ance) n. A neglect or refusal to accept.
(Non*ac"id) a. (Chem.) Destitute of acid properties; hence, basic; metallic; positive; said of
certain atoms and radicals.
(Non`ac*quaint"ance) n. Want of acquaintance; the state of being unacquainted.
(Non*ac`qui*es"cence) n. Refusal of acquiescence; failure to yield or comply.
(Non`ad*mis"sion) n. Failure to be admitted.
(Non`a*dult") a. Not adult; immature.
(Non*a`ër*o*bi*ot"ic) a. (Biol.) Capable of living without atmospheric oxygen; anaërobiotic.
(Non"age) n. [LL. nonagium, from L. nonus ninth, novem nine.] (Eccl.) The ninth part of
movable goods, formerly payable to the clergy on the death of persons in their parishes. Mozley & W.
(Non"age), n. [Pref. non- + age.] Time of life before a person becomes of age; legal immaturity; minority.
The human mind . . . was still in its nonage.Coleridge.
(Non"aged) a. Having the quality of nonage; being a minor; immature. W. Browne.
(Non`a*ge*na"ri*an) n. [L. nonagenarius containing, or consisting of, ninety, fr. nonageni
ninety each; akin to novem nine.] A person ninety years old.
(Non`a*ges"i*mal) a. [L. nonagesimus the ninetieth. See Nonagenarian.] (Astron.) Of
or pertaining to the ninetieth degree or to a nonagesimal.
(Non`a*ges"i*mal), n. (Astron.) The middle or highest point of the part of the ecliptic
which is at any given moment above the horizon. It is the ninetieth degree of the ecliptic, reckoned from
the points in which it is intersected by the horizon.