1. [ noun ] (chemistry) a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts
Synonyms: atomic_number_10 neon
Related terms: chemical_element noble_gas air
2. [ noun ] (government,geography) a midwestern state on the Great Plains
Synonyms: Nebraska Cornhusker_State
Related terms: American_state Midwest Republican Omaha Lincoln Platte North_Platte South_Platte grand_island north_platte Bad_Lands
3. [ noun ] the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
Synonyms: northeast nor'-east
Related terms: compass_point
Similar spelling:   ney