nor
Pronunciation
Conjunction
  1. (literary) And not (introducing a negative statement, without necessarily following one).
    • c. 1603–1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of King Lear”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene i]:
      I love your majesty / According to my bond, nor more nor less.
    • 1601, Ben Jonson, Poetaster or The Arraignment: […], London: Printed [by R. Bradock] for M[atthew] L[ownes] […], published 1602, OCLC 316392309 ↗, Act 2, scene 1:
      Nor you nor your house were so much as spoken of before I disbased myself.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book 4”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
      Nor walk by moon, / Or glittering starlight, without thee is sweet.
    • 1825, Sir Walter Scott, The Talisman
      And, moreover, I had made my vow to preserve my rank unknown till the crusade should be accomplished; nor did I mention it […]
    • 1797, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
      Water, water, every where, / Nor any drop to drink.
    Nor did I stop to think, but ran.
  2. A function word introducing each except the first term or series, indicating none of them is true.
    I am neither hungry nor thirsty nor tired.
  3. Used to introduce a further negative statement.
    The struggle didn't end, nor was it any less diminished.
  4. (UK, dialect) Than.
    He's no better nor you.
Translations
  • French: ni
  • German: noch
  • Italian:
  • Portuguese: nem
  • Russian: ни
  • Spanish: ni

Noun

nor (plural nors)

  1. (logic, electronics) Alternative form of NOR

NOR
Noun

nor (plural nors)

  1. A binary operator composite of NOT OR; negation of OR function.
    0 NOR 0 is 1; 1 NOR anything is 0.
  2. Acronym of nucleolus organiser region
    NOR Truth Table
    Input Output
    A A || B
    0 0 0 || 0 || 1
    0 1 0 || 1 || 0
    1 0 1 || 0 || 0
    1 1 1 || 1 || 0
Antonyms Translations
  • French: NON-OU



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