(Non*sol"vent) a. Not solvent; insolvent.
(Non*sol"vent), n. An insolvent.
(Non*so"nant) a. Not sonant. n. A nonsonant or nonvocal consonant.
(Non*spar"ing) a. Sparing none.
(Non*stri"a*ted) a. (Nat. Hist.) Without striations; unstriped; as, nonstriated muscle fibers.
(Non`sub*mis"sion) n. Want of submission; failure or refusal to submit.
(Non`sub*mis"sive) a. Not submissive.
(Non"such) n. See Nonesuch.
(Non"suit`) n. (Law) A neglect or failure by the plaintiff to follow up his suit; a stopping of the
suit; a renunciation or withdrawal of the cause by the plaintiff, either because he is satisfied that he can
not support it, or upon the judge's expressing his opinion. A compulsory nonsuit is a nonsuit ordered by
the court on the ground that the plaintiff on his own showing has not made out his case.
(Non"suit`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nonsuited; p. pr. & vb. n. Nonsuiting.] (Law) To determine,
adjudge, or record (a plaintiff) as having dropped his suit, upon his withdrawal or failure to follow it up.
"When two are joined in a writ, and one is nonsuited." Z. Swift.
(Non"suit`), a. Nonsuited. D. A. Tyng.
(Non*sure"ty) n. Insecurity. [Obs.]
(Non*ten"ure) n. (Law) A plea of a defendant that he did not hold the land, as affirmed.
(Non"term`) n. (Law) A vacation between two terms of a court.
(Non*tox"ic) a. Not toxic.
(Non"tro*nite) n. [So called because found in the arrondissement of Notron, France.] (Min.)
A greenish yellow or green mineral, consisting chiefly of the hydrous silicate of iron.
(Non*u"ni*form`ist) n. One who believes that past changes in the structure of the earth
have proceeded from cataclysms or causes more violent than are now operating; called also nonuniformitarian.
(Non*un"ion*ist) n. One who does not belong, or refuses to belong, to a trades union.
(Non*us"ance) n. Neglect of using; failure to use. [R.] Sir T. Browne.
1. A not using; failure to use.
An office may be forfeited by misuser or nonuser.Blackstone.
2. (Law) Neglect or omission to use an easement or franchise or to assert a right. Kent.
(Non*vas"cu*lar) a. (Anat.) Destitute of vessels; extravascular.