(Non"a*gon) n. [L. nonus ninth + Gr. angle.] (Math.) A figure or polygon having nine sides
and nine angles.
(Non*a"gri*an) n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zoöl.) Any moth of the genus Nonagria and allied
genera, as the spindleworm and stalk borer.
(Non*al`ien*a"tion) n. Failure to alienate; also, the state of not being alienated.
(Non"ane) n. [L. nonus ninth.] (Chem.) One of a group of metameric hydrocarbons C9H20 of
the paraffin series; so called because of the nine carbon atoms in the molecule. Normal nonane is a
colorless volatile liquid, an ingredient of ordinary kerosene.
(Non`ap*pear"ance) n. Default of appearance, as in court, to prosecute or defend; failure
(Non`ap*point"ment) n. Neglect of making appointment; failure to receive an appointment.
(Non`ar*riv"al) n. Failure to arrive.
(||Non` as*sump"sit) [L., he did not undertake.] (Law) The general plea or denial in an
action of assumpsit.
(Non`at*tend"ance) n. A failure to attend; omission of attendance; nonappearance.
(Non`at*ten"tion) n. Inattention.
(Non`bi*tu"mi*nous) a. Containing no bitumen; not bituminous.
(Nonce) n. [For the nonce, OE. for the nones, a corruption of for then ones, where n. in then
is a relic of AS. m in ðam, dat. of the article and demonstrative pronoun, E. the. See For, Once, and
The.] The one or single occasion; the present call or purpose; chiefly used in the phrase for the
The miller was a stout carl for the nones.Chaucer.
And that he calls for drink, I 'll have prepared himShak. Nonce word, "a word apparently employed only for the nonce". Murray
A chalice for the nonce.
(||Non`cha`lance") n. [F. See Nonchalant.] Indifference; carelessness; coolness.
(||Non`cha`lant") a. [F., fr. non not (L. non) + chaloir to concern one's self for, fr. L. calere
to be warm, to be inflamed with desire, to be troubled. See Non-, and Caldron.] Indifferent; careless; cool.
(Non"cha*lant`ly) adv. In a nonchalant, indifferent, or careless manner; coolly.
(Non"claim`) n. A failure to make claim within the time limited by law; omission of claim.
(Non`co*he"sion) n. Want of cohesion.
(Non`co*in"ci*dence), n. Lack of coincidence.
(Non`co*in"ci*dent) a. Not coincident.
(Non*com"bat*ant) n. (Mil.) Any person connected with an army, or within the lines of
an army, who does not make it his business to fight, as any one of the medical officers and their assistants,