Meaning of nor
Pronunciation: (nôr unstressed n&schwar), [key]
- (used in negative phrases, esp. after neither, to introduce the second member in a series, or any subsequent member): Neither he nor I will be there. They won't wait for you, nor for me, nor for anybody.
- (used to continue the force of a negative, as not, no, never, etc., occurring in a preceding clause): He left and I never saw him again, nor did I regret it.
- (used after an affirmative clause, or as a continuative, in the sense of and not): They are happy, nor need we worry.
- (used without a preceding neither, the negative force of which is understood): He nor I was there.
- (used instead of neither as correlative to a following nor): Nor he nor I was there.
- a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds which are the normal or parent forms of the compound denoted by the base words: l-norepinephrine.
Pronunciation: (nôr), [key]
- a Boolean operator that returns a positive result when both operands are negative.