Nonconducting to Nonregent
(Non`con*duct"ing) a. Not conducting; not transmitting a fluid or force; thus, in electricity,
wax is a nonconducting substance.
(Non`con*duc"tion) n. The quality of not being able to conduct or transmit; failure to
(Non`con*duct"or) n. (Physics) A substance which does not conduct, that is, convey or
transmit, heat, electricity, sound, vibration, or the like, or which transmits them with difficulty; an insulator; as,
wool is a nonconductor of heat; glass and dry wood are nonconductors of electricity.
(Non`con*form"ing) a. Not conforming; declining conformity; especially, not conforming to
the established church of a country.
(Non`con*form"ist), n. One who does not conform to an established church; especially,
one who does not conform to the established church of England; a dissenter.
(Non*con*form"i*ty) n. Neglect or failure of conformity; especially, in England, the neglect
or refusal to unite with the established church in its rites and modes of worship.
(||Non`con"stat) n. [Law L.] It does not appear; it is not plain or clear; it does not follow.
(Non`con*ta"gious) a. Not contagious; not catching; not communicable by contact.
(Non`con*tent") n. (British House of Lords) One who gives a negative vote; sometimes
abridged into noncon. or non con.
(Non`con*trib"u*ting Non`con*trib"u*to*ry) , a. Not contributing.
(Non"da) n. (Bot.) The edible plumlike fruit of the Australian tree, Parinarium Nonda.
(Non*dec"ane) n. [L. nonus ninth + decem ten.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon of the paraffin
series, a white waxy substance, C19H40; so called from the number of carbon atoms in the molecule.
(Non`de*cid"u*ate) a. (Anat.) Characterized by the absence of a decidua; indeciduate.
(Non`de*liv"er*y) n. A neglect or failure of delivery; omission of delivery.
(Non*dep`o*si"tion) n. A failure to deposit or throw down.
(Non"de*script) a. [Pref. non- + L. descriptus described.] Not hitherto described; novel; hence,
odd; abnormal; unclassifiable.
(Non"de*script), n. A thing not yet described; that of which no account or explanation has
been given; something abnormal, or hardly classifiable.
(Non`de*vel"op*ment) n. Failure or lack of development.
(Non`dis*cov"er*y) n. Want or failure of discovery.
(Non"do) n. (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant (Ligusticum actæifolium) with a large aromatic
root. It is found chiefly in the Alleghany region. Also called Angelico.
(None) a. & pron. [OE. none, non, nan, no, na, AS. nan, fr. ne not + an one. . See No,
a. & adv., One, and cf. Non-, Null, a.]