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n00b {n} (beginner) SEE: newbie  ::
n/a {initialism} (not applicable)  :: non applicabile
n/a {initialism} (not available)  :: non disponibile
nabob {n} (someone of great wealth)  :: nababbo
NaCl {n} (sodium chloride) SEE: sodium chloride  ::
NaCl {n} (table salt) SEE: table salt  ::
nada {n} (nothing) SEE: nothing  ::
n-adic {adj} (having a valency of n)  :: n-adico
nadir {n} /ˈneɪdɪɹ/ (point of the sky)  :: nadir {m}
nadiral {adj} (at a nadir)  :: nadirale
naevus {n} (abnormal area on skin) SEE: mole  ::
naïf {n} (one who is naive) SEE: naif  ::
nag {v} /ˈnæɡ/ (complain about insignificant matters)  :: assillare
Nagorno-Karabakh {prop} /nəˈɡɔːnəu kɑːrəˈbɑːk/ (region in South Caucasus)  :: Nagorno-Karabakh {m}
Nagorny Karabakh {prop} (Nagorno-Karabakh) SEE: Nagorno-Karabakh  ::
Nagykanizsa {prop} /ˈnɒckɒniʒɒ/ (town in Hungary)  :: Nagykanizsa
Nahuatl {prop} /ˈnɑːwɑːt(ə)l/ (language)  :: nahuatl
Nahum {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Naum
naif {n} (one who is naive)  :: ingenuo
nail {n} /neɪl/ (on fingers and toes)  :: unghia {f}
nail {n} (spike-shaped metal fastener used for joining wood or similar materials)  :: chiodo {m}
nail {v} (catch)  :: inchiodare
nail {v} (employ a nail as a fastener)  :: inchiodare
nailbrush {n} (a small brush to clean the fingernails)  :: pulisciunghie {m}
nail clipper {n} (nail trimmer)  :: tagliaunghie {m}
nail file {n} (A file for shaping one's fingernails and toenails)  :: limetta {f}
nail gun {n} (gun which drives nails)  :: sparachiodi
nail polish remover {n} (solvent used to remove nail polish)  :: solvente per smalto {m}
nail trimmer {n} (nail clipper) SEE: nail clipper  ::
Nairobi {prop} (capital of Kenya)  :: Nairobi {f}
Naissaar {prop} (island in northern Estonia)  :: Naissaar
naive {adj} /naɪˈiv/ (lacking experience, wisdom, or judgement)  :: ingenuo
naked {adj} (not wearing any clothes)  :: nudo
Nalchik {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Nal'čik {m}
namaste {n} (a greeting)  :: namaste
namby-pamby {adj} (insipid and sentimental)  :: sdolcinato {m}, insipido {m}, insulso {m}
namby-pamby {adj} (lacking vigor or decisiveness)  :: smidollato {m}, mollaccione {m}, codardo {m}
namby-pamby {n} (one who is insipid, sentimental or weak)  :: sdolcinato {m}, mollaccione {m}, codardo {m}
name {n} /neɪm/ (word or phrase indicating a particular person, place, class or thing)  :: nome {m}
name {n} (reputation)  :: fama {f}, riputazione {f}
name {v} (to designate for a role)  :: nominare
name {v} (to give a name to)  :: denominare
name {v} (to identify, define, specify)  :: specificare
name {v} (to mention, specify)  :: nominare
name {v} (to publicly implicate)  :: identificare
name card {n} (business card) SEE: business card  ::
name day {n} (feast day of a saint)  :: onomastico {m}
nameless {adj} (having no name)  :: innominato {m}
namesake {n} /ˈneɪmseɪk/ (person with the same name as another)  :: omonimo {m}
Namibia {prop} (Republic of Namibia)  :: Namibia {f}
Namibian {n} (a person from Namibia or of Namibian descent)  :: namibiana {f}, namibiano {m}
nancy {n} (a homosexual)  :: finocchio {m}
nanny {n} (female goat) SEE: nanny goat  ::
nanny {n} /ˈnæni/ (child's nurse)  :: bambinaia {f}, babysitter, tata {f}
nanny goat {n} (female goat)  :: capra {f}
nano- {prefix} /ˈnænoʊ/  :: nano-
nanofoam {n} (nanoscale foam)  :: nanoschiuma {f}
nanometer {n} (nanometre) SEE: nanometre  ::
nanometre {n} (subunit of length)  :: nanometro {m}
nanori {n} (Japanese kanji readings for names)  :: nanori
nanosecond {n} (measure of time)  :: nanosecondo {m}
nanotechnology {n} (science and technology of creating nanoparticles)  :: nanotecnologia
nanotoxicology {n} (the toxicology of nanoparticles)  :: nanotossicologia {f}
Naomi {prop} (female given name)  :: Noemi
Naomi {prop} /neɪˈoʊmiː/ (biblical character)  :: Noemi
nap {n} (a soft or fuzzy surface on fabric or leather)  :: pelucco {m}
nap {n} (card game)  :: napoleone {m}
nap {n} /næp/ (a short period of sleep, especially during the day)  :: pisolino {m}, pennichella {f}, sonnellino {m}
nap {v} (To have a nap)  :: fare un sonnellino, fare un pisolino
nape {n} /neɪp/ (back part of the neck)  :: nuca {f}, coppa {f}
naphtha {n} (liquid distilled from petroleum)  :: nafta {f}
naphtha {n} /ˈnæfθə/ (naturally-occurring liquid petroleum)  :: nafta {f}
naphthalene {n} (aromatic bicyclic hydrocarbon)  :: naftalene {m}
naphthalene {n} (white crystalline hydrocarbon)  :: naftalina {f}
naphthalic acid {n} (acid)  :: acido naftalico {m}
naphthene {n} (cycloalkane)  :: naftene {m}
napkin {n} (diaper) SEE: diaper  ::
napkin {n} /ˈnæp.kɪn/ (serviette)  :: tovagliolo {m}, salvietta {f}
Naples {prop} (city)  :: Napoli {f}
Naples {prop} /neɪ.pl̩/ (province)  :: Napoli
Napoleon {prop} (male given name)  :: Napoleone
Napoleon {prop} (Napoleon Bonaparte)  :: Napoleone
nappy {n} /ˈnæpi/ (diaper) SEE: diaper  ::
narcissism {n} /ˈnɑɹsəˌsɪzɛm/ (excessive love of oneself)  :: narcisismo {m}
narcissist {n}  :: narcisista {m} {f}, narciso {m}
narcissus {n} (any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus)  :: narciso {m}
Narcissus {prop} (mythical youth)  :: Narciso
narcoterrorism {n} (terrorism as a factor in narcotrafficking)  :: narcoterrorismo {m}
narcotherapy {n} (narcotic therapy)  :: narcoterapia {f}
narcotic {n} (class of drugs)  :: narcotico
narcotic {n} (numbing drug)  :: narcotico
narrate {v}  :: narrare
narrative {n} /ˈnɛrətɪv/ (systematic recitation of an event)  :: descrizione {f}
narrative present tense {n} (tense) SEE: historical present tense  ::
narrator {n} (in film and television)  :: narratore {m}, narratrice {f}
narrator {n} (in story)  :: narratore {m}, narratrice {f}
narrow {adj} /ˈnæɹoʊ/ (having a small width)  :: stretto {m}, stretta {f}, angusto
narrowly {adv} (by a narrow margin; closely)  :: da vicino, per un pelo, di misura
narrow-minded {adj} (having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas)  :: ristretto {m}
narthex {n} /ˈnɑɹθɛks/ (vestibule leading to the nave)  :: nartece {m}
Narva {prop} (City in Estonia)  :: Narva
narwhal {n} /ˈnɑɹʍəl/ (Arctic cetacean)  :: narvalo {m}
nasal {adj} (having a quality imparted by means of the nose)  :: nasale
nasal {adj} /ˈneɪzəl/ (pertaining to the nose)  :: nasale
nasal cavity {n} (air-filled space behind nose)  :: cavità nasali
nasalis {n} (muscle)  :: nasale {m}, musculo nasale {m}
nasality {n} (state or quality of being nasal)  :: nasalità {f}
nasalness {n} (quality of being nasal)  :: nasalità {f}
nasal septum {n} (septum in the nose)  :: setto {m}
Nassau {prop} /ˈnæsɔː/ (capital of the Bahamas)  :: Nassau {f}
nastic {adj} (relating to the response of a plant to a stimulus)  :: nastico
nasturtium {n} /næsˈtɝʃəm/ (genus)  :: nasturzio {m}, cappuccina {m}, tropeolo {m}
natal cleft {n} (groove between buttocks) SEE: anal cleft  ::
Natalia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Natalie  ::
Natalie {prop} (female given name)  :: Natalia
Nathaniel {prop} /nəˈθæn.jəl/ (cognate of the name) SEE: Nathanael  ::
nation {n} (association of students)  :: nation {f}
nation {n} /ˈneɪʃən/ (community of people)  :: nazione {f}
national {adj} /ˈnæʃ(ə)nəl/ (of or having to do with a nation)  :: nazionale
national anthem {n} (official song of a nation or country)  :: inno nazionale {m}
nationalism {n} /ˈnæʃənəlɪzm/ (idea of supporting one's country and culture)  :: nazionalismo {m}
nationalistic {adj} (of, relating to, or advocating nationalism) SEE: nationalist  ::
nationality {n} /ˌnæ.ʃəˈnæl.ɪ.ti/ (membership of a nation or state)  :: nazionalità {f}
nationality {n} (nationalism) SEE: nationalism  ::
nationality sign {n} (sign on an automobile)  :: sigle automobilistiche internazionali {m}
nationalization {n} (nationalisation) SEE: nationalisation  ::
nationally {adv} (in a way relating to the whole nation)  :: nazionalmente
National Socialism {n} (ideology of Adolf Hitler's NSDAP)  :: nazionalsocialismo {m}
National Socialist {n} (Nazi)  :: nazionalsocialista {m} {f}
native {adj}  :: nativo
native {adj} /ˈneɪtɪv/ (characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin)  :: nativo
native aluminium {n} (aluminium found in oxygen deficient environments)  :: alluminio nativo
native companion {n} (brolga) SEE: brolga  ::
native speaker {n} (a person who grew up with a particular language as their mother tongue)  :: madrelingua {m} {f}
nativity {n} /nəˈtɪvᵻti/ (birth)  :: natività {f}
Nativity {n} (birth of Jesus)  :: Natività {f}
nativity play {n} (the production/performance)  :: presepio {m}
Nativity Scene {n} (Nativity Scene)  :: presepe {m}, presepio {m}
NATO {prop} /ˈneɪ.toʊ/ (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)  :: N.A.T.O.
natremia {n} (presence of sodium ions in the blood)  :: natriemia {f}
natrolite {n} (mineral)  :: natrolite {f}
natural {adj} (as expected)  :: naturale
natural {adj} (relating to nature)  :: naturale
natural {adj} (without additives)  :: naturale
natural {n} (musical note, symbol)  :: bequadro {m}
natural child {n} (child born to unmarried parents)  :: figlio illegittimo {m}
natural disaster {n} (emergency situation)  :: disastro naturale {m}
natural disaster {n} (natural phenomenon)  :: disastro naturale {m}
natural fiber {n} (fiber which is obtained naturally)  :: fibra naturale {f}
natural gas {n} (mixture of gaseous hydrocarbons associated with petroleum deposits)  :: gas naturale {m}
naturalize {v} /ˈnætʃərəˌlaɪz, ˈnætʃrə-/ (to acclimatize an animal or plant) SEE: acclimatize  ::
natural language {n} (a human language developed naturally)  :: linguaggio naturale {m}
natural language processing {n} (field concerning interaction with computers using natural languages)  :: elaborazione del linguaggio naturale {f}
natural log {n} (natural logarithm) SEE: natural logarithm  ::
naturally {adv} (in a natural manner)  :: naturalmente
naturally {adv} (inherently or by nature)  :: naturalmente
naturally {adv} (surely)  :: naturalmente
naturalness {n} (state or quality of being natural)  :: naturalità
natural numbers {n} (number theory)  :: numero naturale {m}
natural preserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
natural reserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
natural resource {n} (source of wealth that occurs naturally)  :: risorsa naturale {f}
natural selection {n} (an evolutionary process)  :: selezione naturale {f}
nature {n} (environment)  :: natura {f}
nature {n} (everything related to biological and geographical states)  :: natura {f}
nature {n} /ˈneɪtʃɚ/ (essential characteristics)  :: natura {f}
nature {n} (primitive state of being)  :: natura {f}
nature preserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
nature strip {n} (tree lawn) SEE: tree lawn  ::
naturism {n} /ˈneɪ.tʃəɹˌɪz.əm/ (the belief in or practice of going nude or unclad)  :: naturismo {m}
naturist {n} (one who prefers to live without clothes, often for reasons of health)  :: naturista
naturopath {n} (practitioner of naturopathy)  :: naturopata {m} {f}
naughty {adj} /ˈnɔti/ (bad; tending to misbehave or act badly)  :: birichino, furbetto, malizioso
naughty {adj} (risqué, sexually suggestive)  :: provocante, osceno
Naupactus {prop} (town)  :: Lepanto
Nauru {prop} /nɑːˈuː.ruː/ (Republic of Nauru)  :: Nauru
nausea {n} /ˈnɔziə/ (feeling of physical unwellness, usually with the desire to vomit)  :: nausea {f}
nausea {n} (sea-sickness)  :: mal di mare {m}
nausea {n} (strong dislike or disgust)  :: nausea {f}
nautical {adj} /ˈnɔːtɪkl/ (relating to ships, shipping, navigation, and seamen)  :: nautico {m}, nautica {f}
Navajo {prop} /ˈnæv.ə.həʊ/ (language)  :: lingua navajo
navalism {n} (naval militarism)  :: navalismo {m}
Navarran {adj} (Navarrese) SEE: Navarrese  ::
Navarran {n} (Navarrese) SEE: Navarrese  ::
Navarre {prop} /nəˈvɑːr/ (autonomous community of Spain)  :: Navarra
nave {n} /neɪv/ (the middle or body of a church)  :: navata
navel {n} /ˈneɪvəl/ (remnant of umbilical cord)  :: ombelico {m}, (unusual) onfalo {m}
navigability {n} (state of being navigable)  :: navigabilità {f}
navigation {n} (canal) SEE: canal  ::
navigation {n} (theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship, aircraft or spaceship)  :: nautica {f}
navigation {n} (traffic or travel by vessel)  :: navigazione {f}
navigator {n} (officer who navigates)  :: navigante {m}, marinaio {m}, marittimo {m}, navigatore {m}
navigator {n} (sea explorer)  :: navigatore {m}
navy {n} (sea force)  :: marina {f}
Naxos {prop} (an island in Greece)  :: Nasso {f}
nay {conj} /neɪ/ (or even)  :: anzi, o per meglio dire
Naypyidaw {prop} (capital of Myanmar)  :: Naypyidaw
Nay Pyi Taw {prop} (Naypyidaw) SEE: Naypyidaw  ::
Nazareth {prop} /ˈnæzəɹəθ/ (Nazareth)  :: Nazaret
nazi {adj} /ˈnɑtsi/ (Nazi) SEE: Nazi  ::
nazi {n} (Nazi) SEE: Nazi  ::
Nazi {adj} (pertaining to the Nazi Party or Nazism)  :: nazista
Nazi {n} /ˈnɑːtsi/ (member of the Nazi party)  :: nazista {m} {f}
Nazism {prop} (the ideology of Adolf Hitler’s NSDAP)  :: nazismo {m}
N-bomb {n} (neutron bomb) SEE: neutron bomb  ::
nduja {n} (sausage)  :: salsicciotto
neanderthal {n} /niːˈæn.dɚˌtɑːl/ (a Homo neanderthalensis specimen) SEE: Neanderthal  ::
Neanderthal {adj} /niˈændəɹθəl/ (of or pertaining to Homines neanderthalenses) SEE: neanderthal  ::
Neanderthal {n} (a primitive person) SEE: neanderthal  ::
Neapolitan {adj} (pertaining to Naples)  :: napoletano, partenopeo
Neapolitan {n} (inhabitant or resident of Naples)  :: napoletano {m}, napoletana {f}
Neapolitan {prop} (language of Naples, Italy)  :: napoletano {m}
near {adj} /nɪɹ/ (physically close)  :: vicino
near {adv} (having a small intervening distance with regard to something)  :: circa
near {adv} (nearly) SEE: nearly  ::
near {prep} (in close proximity to)  :: vicino a
near {v} (come closer to)  :: avvicinare
nearby {adj} (adjacent)  :: accanto
nearby {adv} (close to)  :: vicino (a)
nearly {adv} (almost, but not quite)  :: quasi
nearsightedness {n} (myopia) SEE: myopia  ::
neat {adj} (chemistry: with no solvent or cosolvent)  :: puro
neat {adj} (having a simple elegance or style; clean, trim, tidy, tasteful)  :: ordinato
neat {adj} (tidy, free from dirt)  :: pulito
neat {n} /niːt/ (cattle) SEE: cattle  ::
Nebelung {n}  :: gatto Nebelung
Nebuchadnezzar {prop} /ˌnɛbəkədˈnɛzɚ/ (a ruler of Babylon)  :: Nabucodonosor
nebula {n} /ˈnebjələ/ (a space cloud)  :: nebulosa {f}
nebulosity {n} (cloudiness) SEE: cloudiness  ::
nebulosity {n} (the characteristic of being nebulous)  :: nebulosità {f}
necessarily {adv} /ˌnɛsəˈsɛɹəli/ (of necessity)  :: necessariamente
necessary {adj} /ˈnɛsəˌsɛɹi/ (needed, required)  :: necessario
necessary {adj} (such as must be)  :: necessario
necessity {n}  :: necessità
necessity {n} /nɪˈsɛsəti/ (quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite)  :: necessità {f}
necessity is the mother of innovation {proverb} (necessity is the mother of invention) SEE: necessity is the mother of invention  ::
necessity is the mother of invention {proverb} (a person in need will find a way)  :: Il bisogno aguzza l'ingegno
neck {n} /nɛk/ (the part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals)  :: collo {m}
neck {n} (the part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's neck)  :: collo {m}
neck {n} (the tapered part of a bottle toward the opening)  :: collo {m}
neck {v} (hang by the neck; strangle; kill)  :: strangolare, appendere per il collo, impiccare
neck {v} (make love)  :: pomiciare, limonare, slinguare, fare l'amore
necklace {n} /ˈnɛkləs/ (jewelry)  :: collana {f}, girocollo {m}
necktie {n} (strip of cloth worn around the neck and tied in the front)  :: cravatta {f}
necro- {prefix} /ˈnɛkɹəʊ/ (related to death)  :: necro-
necrocracy {n} /nɛˈkɹɒkɹəsi/ (government that still operates under the rules of a former, dead leader)  :: necrocrazia {f}
necrology {n} /nɛˈkɹɒlədʒi/ (listing of people who have died)  :: necrologia {f}
necromancer {n} (person who practices necromancy)  :: negromante
necromancy {n} /ˈnɛkrəˌmænsi/ (divination involving the dead)  :: negromanzia {f}
necrophile {n} /ˈnɛkɹəʊ̆faɪl/ (one who is subject to necrophilia)  :: necrofilo {m}
necrophilia {n} /nɛkɹoʊˈfɪliə/ (pathological attraction to dead bodies)  :: necrofilia {f}
necrophilia {n} (pathological fascination with death)  :: necrofilia {f}
necrophobia {n} (fear of death or corpses)  :: necrofobia
nectar {n}  :: [1,2,3] nettare {m}
nectar {n} (any delicious drink)  :: nettare {m}
nectar {n} /ˈnɛk.təɹ/ (drink of the gods)  :: nettare {m}
nectar {n} (sweet liquid secreted by flowers)  :: nettare {m}
nectarine {n} /ˈnɛk.tə.ɹin/ (fruit)  :: nettarina {f}
nectary {n} (gland that secretes nectar)  :: nettario {m}
nectin {n} (protein)  :: nectina {f}
nee {adj} /neɪ/ (used to indicate maiden name of a woman)  :: nata {f}
need {n} /niːd/ (something needed)  :: bisogno {m}, necessità {f}
need {v} (to be obliged to)  :: essere obbligato a
need {v} (to have an absolute requirement for)  :: aver bisogno di
needle {n} (indicating device)  :: lancetta {f}
needle {n} (leaf of conifer)  :: ago {m}
needle {n} /ˈniː.dl/ (implement for sewing etc.)  :: ago {m}
needle {n} (sensor phonograph stylus)  :: puntina {f}
needle {v} (to pierce with a needle)  :: punzonare
needle {v} (to tease in order to provoke)  :: punzecchiare
needlecase {n} (case for keeping needles)  :: agoraio {m}
needle in a haystack {n} (idiomatic)  :: ago in un pagliaio {m}
needle lace {n} (form of lace)  :: merletto {m}, pizzo {m}, trina {f}
needlenose pliers {n} (a variety of pliers with long, narrow extensions)  :: pinza a becchi lunghi {f}
needle valve {n} (valve type)  :: valvola a spillo {f}
ne'er cast a clout til May be out {proverb} (advice not to change from winter clothes)  :: aprile, non ti scoprire; maggio, adagio adagio; giugno, allarga il pugno
ne'er-do-well {n} /ˈnɛr.duˌwɛl/ (good-for-nothing) SEE: good-for-nothing  ::
nefandous {adj} /nəˈfændəs/ (unspeakable, appalling)  :: nefando
negation {n}  :: negazione {f}
negative {adj} /ˈnɛ(e)ɡəˌɾɪv/ (not positive or neutral)  :: negativo
negative {adj} (of electrical charge)  :: negativo
negative {n} (grammar: word that indicates negation)  :: negativa {f}
negative {n} (mathematics: negative quantity)  :: negativo {m}
negative {n} (photography)  :: negativo {m}, negativa {f}
negativeness {n} (negativity) SEE: negativity  ::
negativization {n} (process by which a seropositive person becomes seronegative)  :: negativizzazione {f}
neglect {n} (act of neglecting)  :: negligenza {f}
neglect {v} (disregard)  :: tralasciare
neglect {v} (fail to care for)  :: mancare, negligere, omettere, ignorare
neglected {adj} (suffering from neglect)  :: negletto, abbandonato
negligence {n} (failure to exercise a standard of care (law))  :: negligenza {f}
negligently {adv} (in a negligent manner)  :: negligentemente
negotiation {n} (process of achieving agreement)  :: negoziato {m}, negoziazione {f}
negress {n} /ˈniːɡrɪs/ (A black female)  :: nera {f}
negritude {n} /ˈnɛɡɹɪtjuːd/  :: negritudine {f}
negro {n} (Negro) SEE: Negro  ::
Negro {n} (person with dark skin)  :: nero {m}, nera {f}
neigh {n} /neɪ/ (the cry of a horse)  :: nitrito {m}
neigh {v}  :: nitrire
neighborhood {n} (division of a municipality or region)  :: quartiere {m}
neighborhood {n} (inhabitants of a residential area)  :: vicinato {m}
neighborhood {n} (nearby area)  :: vicinato {m}, quartiere {m}
neighborhood {n} /ˈneɪbəɹhʊd/ (largely obsolete: quality of being a neighbor)  :: vicinato {m}
neighborhood {n} (quality of physical proximity)  :: vicinanza {f}
neighborhood {n}  :: quartiere {m}
neighbour {n} /ˈneɪbə/ (a person living on adjacent or nearby land)  :: vicino {m}, vicina {f}
Nei Mongol {prop} (Inner Mongolia) SEE: Inner Mongolia  ::
neither {adv} (similarly not)  ::
neither {conj} (also not)  :: neanche, nemmeno, neppure, manco
neither {conj} (not either (used with nor): neither X nor Y)  ::
neither {determiner} /ˈnaɪð.ə(ɹ)/ (not one of two; not either)  :: nessuno
neither {pron} (not either one)  :: nessuno
neither fish, flesh, nor good red herring {phrase} (unsuitable for anything or anybody)  :: né carne né pesce
neither fish nor fowl {n} (something or someone not easily categorized; something that does not fit in a group or situation)  :: né carne né pesce
nematic {adj}  :: nematico
nematode {n} /ˈnɛməˌtoʊd/ (small invertebrate animal)  :: nematode {m}
Nemean Lion {prop} /ˌnimiən ˈlaiən/ (mythical lion of Nemea)  :: leone Nemeo {m}, leone di Nemea {m}
nemesis {n} /ˈnɛməsɪs/ (archenemy) SEE: archenemy  ::
Nenets {prop} (language)  :: lingua neneziana
neo- {prefix} (contemporary)  :: neo-
neo- {prefix} (new)  :: neo-
neocolonialism {n} (colonial linguistic expression)  :: neocolonialismo {m}
neocortex {n} (part of mammal brain)  :: neocorteccia {f}
neocortical {adj} (pertaining to the neocortex)  :: neocorticale
neodymium {n} /nɪə(ʊ)ˈdɪmɪəm/ (chemical element)  :: neodimio {m}
neofascism {n} (right-wing political movement)  :: neofascismo {m}
neofascist {adj} (of or pertaining to neofascism)  :: neofascista {m} {f}
neofascist {n} (a follower of neofascism)  :: neofascista {m} {f}
neoformed {adj} (newly-formed)  :: neoformato
neogothic {adj}  :: neogotico {m}
neoguelphism {n} (Italian movement)  :: neoguelfismo
Neolithic {prop} /ˌni.oʊˈlɪθ.ɪk/ (the New Stone Age)  :: neolitico {m}
neologism {n} (recently coined word)  :: neologismo {m}
neon {n} (element)  :: neon {m}, neo {m}
neo-Nazi {n} (insult: person with right-wing views)  :: neonazista
neo-Nazi {n} (person who believes in a Nazi ideology)  :: neonazista
neon lamp {n} (small gas discharge lamp)  :: lampada al neon {f}
neophobia {n} /niːəˈfəʊbɪə/ (fear of new things)  :: neofobia {f}
neophyte {n} /ˈni.əˌfaɪt/ (beginner)  :: neofita {m} {f}
neophyte {n} (novice (recent convert))  :: neofita {m} {f}
neoplasm {n} (abnormal new growth of disorganized tissue)  :: neoplasia {f}
neoplastic {adj} (relating to neoplasm)  :: neoplastico
neoprene {n} (synthetic rubber, a polymer of chloroprene, used in various consumer products)  :: neoprene {m}
neorealism {n} (movement in art)  :: neorealismo {m}
neorealistic {adj} (pertaining to neorealism)  :: neorealistico
neotenous {adj} /niˈɑːtənəs/ (babyfaced) SEE: babyfaced  ::
neoteny {n} /niˈɑːtəni/ (retention of juvenile characteristics in the adult)  :: neotenia {f}
neoteny {n} (sexual maturity of an organism still in its larval stage)  :: neotenia {f}
neoytterbia {n} (former name of ytterbium)  :: neoitterbio {m}
Nepal {prop} /nɪˈpɔːl/ (Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal)  :: Nepal {m}
Nepalese {adj} /nɛ.pəˈliːz/ (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
Nepalese {n} (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
Nepalese {prop} (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
nephew {n} /ˈnɛf.ju/ (fraternal or sororal nephew)  :: nipote {m}
nephology {n} /nɪˈfɒlədʒi/ (branch of meteorology)  :: nefologia {f}
nephralgia {n} (pain in the kidneys)  :: nefralgia {f}
nephrectomy {n} (the surgical removal of a kidney)  :: nefrectomia {f}
nephridium {n}  :: nefridio {m}
nephritis {n} (inflammation of the kidney)  :: nefrite {f}
nephro- {prefix} (of or relating to the kidneys)  :: nefro-
nephrogenic {adj} (that forms the tissues of the kidney)  :: nefrogenico
nephrolith {n} (kidney stone) SEE: kidney stone  ::
nephrologist {n} (physician)  :: nefrologo {m}
nephrology {n} (branch of medicine that deals with the kidneys)  :: nefrologia {f}
nephrosic {adj} (of or pertaining to nephrosis)  :: nefrosico
nepotism {n} /ˈnɛp.ə.tɪ.zəm/ (favoring of relatives or personal friends)  :: nepotismo {m}
Neptune {prop} (eighth planet of the solar system)  :: Nettuno {m}
Neptune {prop} /ˈnɛptuːn/ (Roman god of the ocean)  :: Nettuno {m}
neptunium {n} (chemical element)  :: nettunio {m}
nerd {n} /nɝːd/ (intellectual, skillful person, generally introverted)  :: secchione {m}
Nero {prop} /ˈnɪəɹəʊ/ (Roman Emperor from 54 to 68)  :: Nerone {m}
nerve {n} (agitation caused by a negative emotion)  :: nervi {m}
nerve {n} (audacity)  :: faccia tosta {f}, sfacciataggine {f}
nerve {n} ((botany) vein; grain in wood)  :: nervo {m}, * Italian: nervatura {f}
nerve {n} (bundle of neurons)  :: nervo {m}
nerve {n} (courage)  :: coraggio {m}
nerve {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage  ::
nerve {v} (strengthen) SEE: strengthen  ::
nerve agent {n} (weapon of mass destruction) SEE: nerve gas  ::
nerve fibre {n} (axon) SEE: axon  ::
nervosity {n} (nervousness) SEE: nervousness  ::
nervous {adj} /ˈnɝː.vəs/ (anxious)  :: nervoso
nervously {adv} (in a nervous manner)  :: nervosamente
nervousness {n} (state or quality of being nervous)  :: nervosismo {m}
nervous system {n} (system which coordinates the activity of the body)  :: sistema nervoso {m}
nesonym {n}  :: nesonimo {m}
-ness {suffix} /nɪ̈s]/ (appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of ...", "the quality of ...", or "the measure of ...")  :: -ità, -ezza
nest {n} (hideout)  :: nido {m}
nest {n} /nɛst/ (bird-built structure)  :: nido {m}
nest {n} (place for depositing eggs)  :: nido {m}
nest {n} (retreat)  :: nido {m}
nest {n} (snug residence)  :: nido {m}
nested {v} (embedded) SEE: embedded  ::
nest egg {n} (egg placed in a bird's nest)  :: uovo per nido
nest egg {n} (savings)  :: gruzzolo {m}, risparmio {m}
Nestorian {adj} (related to the teachings of Nestorius)  :: nestoriano {m}
Nestorian {n} (A member of a "Nestorian" church)  :: nestoriano {m}, nestoriana {f}
net {adj} (final)  :: finale
net {adj} (remaining after expenses or deductions)  :: netto
net {n} (anything that has the appearance of a net)  :: rete {f}
net {n} (device for catching fish, butterflies etc.)  :: rete {f}, retino {m}
net {n} (figurative: trap)  :: rete {f}
net {n} (interconnecting system)  :: rete {f}
net {n} /nɛt/ (mesh of string, cord or rope)  :: rete {f}
net {v} (catch by means of a net)  :: impigliare in una rete , intrappolare con una rete , irretire
nether {adj} (beneath the earth's surface)  :: sotterraneo
nether {adj} /nɛð.ɚ/ (lower)  :: inferiore
Netherlands {adj} (pertaining to the Netherlands)  :: olandese
Netherlands {prop} /ˈnɛ.ðə.ləndz/ (country in northwestern Europe)  :: Paesi Bassi {m-p}, Olanda {f}
Netherlands Antilles {prop} (former autonomous territory)  :: Antille olandesi {p}
netizen {n} (member of Internet community)  :: internauta {f}
nettle {n} (deadnettle) SEE: deadnettle  ::
nettle {n} /ˈnɛt(ə)l/ (stinging herb of genus Urtica)  :: ortica {f}
nettle-rash {n} (itchy areas of the skin) SEE: urticaria  ::
network {n} (interconnected group or system)  :: rete {f}
network {n} (multiple computers and other devices connected together)  :: rete {f}
network {n} /nɛtwɝk/ (fabric or structure of fibrous elements)  :: rete {f}, reti {f-p}
Neuchâtel {prop} (canton)  :: Canton Neuchâtel
neumatic {adj} (written using neumes)  :: neumatico
neume {n} (sign used in early musical notation)  :: neuma {f}
neuralgia {n} (nerve pain)  :: nevralgia {f}
neuroblastoma {n} (form of cancer)  :: neuroblastoma {m}
neurocranium {n} (anatomy: the part of the cranium that encloses the brain)  :: neurocranio {m}
neuroglycopenia {n} (shortage of glucose in the brain)  :: neuroglicopenia {f}
neurohormone {n} (hormone that stimulates the nervous system)  :: neurormone {m}
neuroimmunological {adj} (of or pertaining to neuroimmunology)  :: neuroimmunologico
neuroleptic {adj} (pharmacology: having antipsychotic properties)  :: neurolettico
neuroleptic {n} (pharmacology: an antipsychotic drug)  :: neurolettico {m}
neuroma {n} (tumor composed of nerve cells)  :: neuroma {m}
neurooncology {n} (study of brain neoplasms)  :: neurooncologia
neuropathic {adj} (of, or relating to neuropathy)  :: neuropatico, neurolabile
neuropathology {n} (pathology of the nervous system)  :: neuropatologia {f}
neuropeptide {n} (peptide that function as a neurotransmitter)  :: neuropeptide {m}
neurophysiologist {n} (a scientist who studies neurophysiology)  :: neurofisiologo {m}
neurophysiology {n} (branch of physiology that deals with the nervous system)  :: neurofisiologia {f}
neurophysiopathology {n} (physiopathology of the nervous system)  :: neurofisiopatologia {f}
neuroprosthetics {n} (design and manufacture of neural prosthetics)  :: neuroprotesi {f}
neuroscience {n} (scientific study of the nervous system)  :: neuroscienza {f}
neurosis {n} (mental disorder)  :: nevrosi {f}, neurosi {f}
neurotic {n} (person who has a neurosis)  :: isterico, nevrotico
neurovascular {adj} (of or pertaining to nerves and blood vessels)  :: neurovascolare
neuter {adj}  :: neutro
neuter {adj} /ˈnuːtɚ/ (grammar: intransitive)  :: neutro {m}
neutral {adj} /ˈnutɹəl/ (not taking sides in a conflict such as war)  :: neutrale
neutralino {n} (hypothetical particle)  :: neutralino
neutralisation {n} (neutralization) SEE: neutralization  ::
neutralise {v} (to make inactive or ineffective)  :: neutralizzare
neutrality {n} (being neutral)  :: neutralità {f} (all senses)
neutralization {n} (neutralization)  :: neutralizzazione {f}
neutrinic {adj} (physics: relating to neutrinos)  :: neutrinico
neutrino {n} /njuːˈtɹiːnoʊ/ (en elementary particle with extremely small mass and no electric charge)  :: neutrino {m}
neutron {n} (subatomic particle)  :: neutrone {m} (attributive neutronico)
neutronium {n} (physics the supposed material composed entirely of neutrons that composes a neutron star)  :: neutronio {m}
neutron number {n} (number of neutrons in the nucleus)  :: numero neutronico {m}
neutron star {n} (star composed of neutrons)  :: stella neutronica {f}
never {adv} /ˈnɛvɚ/ (at no time)  :: giammai, mai
never again {adv} (at no time in the future)  :: mai più
never ever {adv} (emphatic never)  :: giammai
neverland {n} (an ideal or imaginary place)  :: isola che non c'è
never mind {v} (do not be concerned (about someone or something, or about doing something))  :: non si preoccupi, non preoccuparti
never mind {v} (it is not important)  :: non importa
never mind {v} (I was wrong; I withdraw my previous statement)  :: come non detto
nevermore {adv} (never again) SEE: never again  ::
never say die {interj} (do not despair)  :: mai dire mai
nevertheless {adv} /ˈnɛvɚðəlɛs/ (in spite of what preceded)  :: nondimeno, tuttavia, eppure
nevus {n} (benign lesion on skin) SEE: mole  ::
new {adj} (additional, recently discovered)  :: nuovo
new {adj} (distinguishing something established more recently)  :: nuovo
new {adj} /n(j)uː/ (recently made or created)  :: nuovo
new {adj} (of recent origin)  :: nuovo
new {adj} (refreshed, reinvigorated)  :: fresco {m}, fresca {f}
New {adj} (a prefix for place names)  :: Nuovo {m}, Nuova {f}
newb {n} /njuːb/ (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
newbie {n} /ˈnjuːbi/ (new (inexperienced) user or participant)  :: nabbo {m}, niubbo {m}
newborn {adj} (reborn) SEE: reborn  ::
New Caledonia {prop} /ˈnu ˌkæl.ɪˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (overseas territory of France)  :: Nuova Caledonia {f}
Newcastle disease {n} (disease of poultry)  :: malattia di Newcastle {f}
New Delhi {prop} (capital of India)  :: Nuova Delhi {f}
New England {prop} (six states of the United States)  :: Nuovo Inghilterra
New Guinea {prop} (large island)  :: Nuova Guinea {f}
New Mexico {prop} /nu ˈmɛk.si.koʊ/ (US State)  :: Nuovo Messico {m}
new moon {n} (phase of moon when in conjunction with sun)  :: luna nuova {f}
newness {n} (novelty)  :: novità {f}
news {n} /n(j)uːz/ (new information of interest)  :: novità {f-p}, notizie {f-p}, fatto {m}, avvenimento {m}
news {n} (reports of current events)  :: telegiornale {m} [on television]
newsagent {n} (person)  :: giornalaio {m}, edicolante {m}
New South Wales {prop} (one state of Australia)  :: Nuovo Galles del Sud {m}
newspaper {n} /ˈnuːzˌpeɪpɚ/ (publication)  :: giornale {m}, quotidiano {m}
newspaper {n} (paper on which newspapers are printed)  :: carta da giornale {f}
Newspeak {n} (newspeak) SEE: newspeak  ::
Newspeak {prop} (fictional language)  :: neolingua
newsreader {n} (news anchor) SEE: news anchor  ::
newsreel {n}  :: cinegiornale {m}
New Testament {prop} (second half of the Christian Bible)  :: Nuovo Testamento {m}
newton {n} (derived unit of force)  :: newton {m}
Newtonian {adj} (related to Newton)  :: newtoniano
New World {prop} (North America and South America)  :: Nuovo Mondo {m}
New Year {n} (January 1 in the Julian and Gregorian calendar and the days following)  :: anno nuovo {m}
New Year's Day {n} (holiday occurring on January 1st)  :: capodanno {m}
New Year's Eve {prop} (holiday on December 31st)  :: capodanno {m}
New York {prop} (city) SEE: New York City  ::
New York {prop} /nuː ˈjɔɹk/ (state)  :: stato di New York {m}
New York City {prop} (large city in the USA)  :: New York {f}, Nuova York {f}
New Yorker {n} (a native or resident of New York City)  :: newyorkese {m} {f}
New Zealand {prop} /ˈnu ˈzi.lənd/ (country in Oceania)  :: Nuova Zelanda {f}
New Zealander {n} (a person from New Zealand or of New Zealand descent)  :: neozelandese
next {adj} (being closer to the present location than all other items)  :: vicino, prossimo
next {adj} (nearest date, time, space or order)  :: più vicino, prossimo
next {adj} /nɛkst/ (following in a sequence)  :: seguente, successivo, prossimo
next {adv} (In a time, place or sequence closest or following)  :: accanto, vicino
next {adv} (On the first subsequent occasion)  :: dopo, poi
next {n} (the one that follows after this one (in languages with a definite article that is generally required in this sense))  :: il prossimo {m}, la prossima {f}
next {prep} (next to) SEE: next to  ::
next {prep} (on the side of)  :: vicino a, accanto a, presso
next door {adv} (in the adjacent place)  :: accanto a
nextly {adv} (next) SEE: next  ::
next to {prep} (beside; alongside)  :: vicino a
next to nothing {pron} (very little)  :: quasi niente, una miseria
nexus {n} (centre of something)  :: centro {m}
nexus {n} (connected group)  :: cose (idee, concetti, etc) connesse (or connessi according to the gender)
nexus {n} /ˈnɛksəs/ (connection)  :: nesso {m}, legame {m}, connessione {f}
nib {n} (bill of a bird)  :: rostro {m}, becco {m}
nib {n} /nɪb/ (tip of a pen)  :: punta {f}
nibble {n} (a small, quick bite taken with the front teeth)  :: boccone {m}, morso {m}, morsetto {m}, bocconcino {m}
nibble {n} ((computing) A unit of memory equal to half a byte, or four bits)  :: unità di 4 bit {f}, semibyte {m}
nibble {n} (small snacks)  :: stuzzichino {m}
nibble {v} (bite lightly)  :: mordicchiare
nibble {v} (eat with small bites)  :: rosicchiare, mordicchiare, rosicare
nibling {n} /ˈnɪblɪŋ/ (a nephew or niece)  :: nipote {m}
Nicaea {prop} /naɪˈsiːə/ (ancient city)  :: Nicea {f}
Nicaragua {prop} /ˌnɪk.əˈɹɑ.ɡwə/ (A country in Central America)  :: Nicaragua
nice {adj} (attractive)  :: bello {m}, bella {f}
nice {adj} (having a pleasant taste or aroma)  :: buono {m}, buona {f}
nice {adj} /naɪs/ (pleasant)  :: (person) simpatico {m}, simpatica {f}, (thing) piacevole {m} {f}, gentile {m} {f}
Nice {prop} /niːs/ (city in France)  :: Nizza {f}
Nicene Creed {prop} (official creed of the early Christian church stating tenets of the Christian faith)  :: credo niceno {m}
nice to meet you {phrase} (pleased to meet you) SEE: pleased to meet you  ::
niche {n} /nɪt͡ʃ/ (cavity, hollow, or recess)  :: nicchia {f}, edicola {f}
Nicholas {prop} (male given name)  :: Nicola, Niccolò
nick {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname  ::
nickel {n} (coin)  :: moneta di cinque centesimi {f}
nickel {n} /ˈnɪk.əl/ (element)  :: nichel {m}, nickelio {m}
nickname {n} /nɪkneɪm/ (familiar, invented given name)  :: soprannome {m}
nickname {v} (to give a nickname to)  :: soprannominare
Nicola {prop} /ˈnɪ.kə.lə/ (feminine form of Nicholas)  :: Nicoletta
Nicole {prop} (female given name) SEE: Nicola  ::
Nicomachean {adj} (of or pertaining to Nicomachus)  :: nicomacheo
Nicosia {prop} (capital of Cyprus)  :: Nicosia {f}
nicotine {n} /ˈnɪkətiːn/ (addictive alkaloid derived from tobacco)  :: nicotina {f}
nicotinism {n} (nicotine poisoning)  :: nicotinismo {m}
nidify {v} /ˈnɪd.əˌfaɪ/ (to make a nest)  :: nidificare
Nidwalden {prop} (Canton)  :: Canton Nidvaldo
niece {n} /niːs/ (fraternal or sororal niece)  :: nipote {f}
niece-in-law {n} (Niece of someone's husband.) SEE: niece  ::
niece-in-law {n} (Niece of someone's wife.) SEE: niece  ::
nief {n} /niːf/ (fist) SEE: fist  ::
nifty {adj} /ˈnɪfti/ (good, useful)  :: valido, buono
Niger {prop} /ˈnaɪdʒɚ/ (country)  :: Niger {m}
Nigeria {prop} /naɪˈdʒɪə(ɹ).i.ə/ ( in Western Africa)  :: Nigeria {f}
Nigerian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Nigeria, the Nigerian people or culture)  :: nigeriano
Nigerian {n} (a person from Nigeria)  :: nigeriano
niggard {n} /ˈnɪɡɚd]/ (a miser or stingy person) SEE: skinflint  ::
niggardly {adv} /ˈnɪɡɚdli/ (in a parsimonious way) SEE: stingily  ::
nigger {n} /ˈnɪɡə(ɹ)/ (negro person)  :: negro
night {n} /naɪt/ (period between sunset and sunrise)  :: notte {f}
night and day {adv} (day and night) SEE: day and night  ::
nightcap {n} (warm cap worn at night)  :: berretto da notte {m}
nightclub {n} (establishment that is open late at night)  :: notturno
nightdress {n} (sleeping garment worn by women) SEE: nightgown  ::
night emission {n} (nocturnal emission) SEE: nocturnal emission  ::
nightfall {n} (the close of the day; the coming of night)  :: crepuscolo {m}
nightgown {n} (sleeping garment worn by women)  :: camicia da notte {f}
nightie {n} (sleeping garment worn by women) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightingale {n} /ˈnaɪtɪŋɡeɪl/ (bird)  :: usignolo {m}
nightlife {n} (Selection of nocturnal activities)  :: vita notturna {f}
nightly {adj} (occurring every night)  :: notturno
nightly {adv} (every night)  :: di notte, ogni notte
nightmare {n} (a bad or difficult experience)  :: incubo {m}
nightmare {n} /naɪt.mɛəɹ/ (a very bad or frightening dream)  :: incubo {m}, brutto sogno
night owl {n} ((idiomatic) one who stays up late at night or goes to bed late)  :: nottambulo {m}
nightshade {n} /ˈnaɪtʃeɪd/ (deadly nightshade, Atropa belladonna)  :: belladonna {f}
nightshirt {n} (shirt-like garment) SEE: nightgown  ::
nihilism {n} /ˈnaɪ(h)ɨ̞lɪz(ə)m/ (extreme philosophical scepticism)  :: nichilismo {m}
nihilism {n} (rejection of all moral principles)  :: nichilismo {m}
Nike {prop} /ˈnaɪkiː/ (Greek goddess of victory)  :: Nike
Nikolayev {prop} (Mykolaiv) SEE: Mykolaiv  ::
nikud {n} (diacritics that are attached to Hebrew letters)  :: nikud {m}
Nile {prop} /naɪl/ (river)  :: Nilo {m}
Nilean {adj} (Nilotic) SEE: Nilotic  ::
nimble {adj} /ˈnɪmbl̩/ (quick and light in movement or action)  :: agile, leggero, svelto
nimble {adj} (quick-witted and alert)  :: intelligente, versatile, sveglio, pronto
nimbleness {n} (the quality of being nimble)  :: leggerezza {f}, agilità {f}, scioltezza {f}
nimbostratus {n} (cloud type)  :: nimbostrato {m}
nimbus {n} /ˈnɪmbəs/ (circle of light; halo)  :: nimbo {m}
Nina {prop} /ˈniːˌnə/ (female given name)  :: Nina
nincompoop {n} /ˈnɪn.kəm.puːp/ (silly or foolish person)  :: cretino, imbecille, stupido, idiota, coglione, babbeo {m}
nine {n}  :: nove {m}
nine {n} (the digit or figure 9)  :: nove
nine {num} /naɪn/ (cardinal number)  :: nove
nine hundred {num} /ˈnaɪn ˈhʌn.dɹəd/ (cardinal number 900)  :: novecento {m} {f}
nineteen {num} /ˈnaɪn.tiːn/ (cardinal number)  :: diciannove
nineteenth {adj} /ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ/ (the ordinal form of the number nineteen)  :: diciannovesimo {m}, diciannovesima {f} (before the noun) (abbreviations 19º {m}, 19ª {f}); (in names of monarchs and popes) diciannovesimo {m}, diciannovesima {f} (after the name) (abbreviation XIX)
nineteenth {n}  :: diciannovesimo {m}, diciannovesima {f} , diciannovesimo {m}
nine thousand {num} (9000)  :: novemila
ninetieth {adj} /ˈnaɪntiəθ/ (ordinal form of ninety)  :: novantesimo, 90º
ninetieth {n} (one of ninety equal parts of a whole)  :: novantesimo {m}
ninetieth {n} (person or thing in the ninetieth position)  :: novantesimo {m}
ninety {num} /ˈnaɪn.ti/ (90)  :: novanta
ninety-eight {num} (98)  :: novantaotto
ninety-five {num} (95)  :: novantacinque
ninety-four {num} (94)  :: novantaquattro
ninety-nine {n} (cardinal number 99)  :: novantanove
ninety-one {num} (cardinal number ninety-one)  :: novantuno
ninety-seven {num} (97)  :: novantasette
ninety-six {num} (96)  :: novantasei
ninety-three {num} (93)  :: novantatré
ninety-two {num} (92)  :: novantadue
ninhydrin {n} (organic compound: 2,2-dihydroxyindane-1,3-dione)  :: ninidrina {f}
ninja {n} /ˈnɪn.dʒə/ (person trained in stealth, espionage, assassination and ninjutsu)  :: ninja {m} {f}
ninth {adj} /naɪnθ/ (ordinal form of nine)  :: nono (before the noun) (abbreviations 9º; (in names of monarchs and popes) nono, (after the name) (abbreviation IX)
ninth {n} (one of nine equal parts of a whole)  :: nono {m}
ninth {n} (something in the ninth position)  :: nono {m}, nona {f}
niobium {n} (chemical element)  :: niobio {m}
Nip {n} /nɪp/ (offensive: a Japanese person) SEE: Jap  ::
nip and tuck {adv} (evenly matched with vacillating advantage)  :: testa a testa
nip and tuck {n} (skin-tightening cosmetic surgery)  :: ritidectomia {f}, lifting {m}
nip in the bud {v} /ˈnɪp.ɪn.ðəˈbʌd/ ((idiom) to prevent at an early stage)  :: troncare sul nascere, stroncare sul nascere
nipple {n} /ˈnɪp(ə)l/ (projection of mammary gland)  :: [1,2] capezzolo {m}, [3] ugello {m}, zizza {f}
Nipponese {adj} (Japanese) SEE: Japanese  ::
Nipponese {prop} (Japanese) SEE: Japanese  ::
niqab {n} /nɪˈkɑːb/ (veil) SEE: yashmak  ::
niqqud {n} (nikud) SEE: nikud  ::
nit {n} (egg of a louse)  :: lendine {m}
nitpick {v} /ˈnɪt.pɪk/ (to correct minutiae or find fault)  :: cercare il pelo nell'uovo
nitrary {n}  :: nitreria {f}
nitrate {n} /ˈnaɪ.tɹeɪt/ (any salt or ester of nitric acid)  :: nitrato {m}
nitrated {adj}  :: nitrato
nitration {n} (reaction with nitric acid)  :: nitrazione
nitrator {n}  :: nitratore
nitric {adj} (pertaining to nitrogen)  :: nitrico
nitric acid {n} (HNO3)  :: acido nitrico {m}
nitric oxide {n} (binary compound of nitrogen and oxygen)  :: ossido di azoto
nitride {n} (compound of nitrogen)  :: nitruro {m}
nitriding {n} /ˈnaɪ.tɹaɪd.iŋ/ (method of hardening steel)  :: nitrurazione
nitrification {n} (act of nitrifying)  :: nitrificazione
nitrile {n} (class of organic compounds)  :: nitrile
nitrite {n} (-NO2 and NO2-)  :: nitrito
nitrite {n} (salt or ester of nitrous acid)  :: nitrito
nitrobacterium {n} (species)  :: nitrobatterio {m}
nitrocellulose {n} (the chemical nitrocellulose)  :: nitrocellulosa {f}
nitrogen {n} /ˈnaɪtɹədʒən/ (chemical element)  :: azoto {m}
nitrogen dioxide {n} (the binary compound NO2)  :: diossido di azoto
nitrogen fixation {n} (the conversion of atmospheric nitrogen)  :: azotofissazione {f}
nitrogen-fixing {adj} (able to convert inorganic nitrogen)  :: azotofissatore
nitrogen monoxide {n} (nitric oxide) SEE: nitric oxide  ::
nitroglycerine {n} (the compound glyceryl-tri-nitrate)  :: nitroglicerina {f}
nitro-hydrochloric acid {n} (aqua regia) SEE: aqua regia  ::
nitrous acid {n} (weak acid, HNO2)  :: acido nitroso {m}
nitrox {n} (mix of nitrogen and oxygen)  :: nitrox {m}
nitroxyl {n} (aminoxyl) SEE: aminoxyl  ::
Niue {prop} /ˈnjuːeɪ/ (Republic of Niue)  :: Niue
Nivôse {prop} (month)  :: nevoso {m}
nix {n} /nɪks/ (colloquial: nothing)  :: niente
nizatidine {n} (antihistamine drug)  :: nizatidina {f}
Nizhny Novgorod {prop} (large city in Russia)  :: Nižnij Novgorod
Nkore {prop} (Nyankole) SEE: Nyankole  ::
no {determiner} (not any)  :: non, [emphatically] nessuno {m} [see usage notes]
no {determiner} (used to show an activity is forbidden)  :: non [followed by an infinitive], vietato [followed by an infinitive], divieto di [followed by an infinitive or the corresponding noun]
no {n} (a negating expression)  :: no
no. {n} (number)  :: , n., n.ro, N
no {particle} (used to show disagreement or negation)  :: no
No {n} (Noh) SEE: Noh  ::
Noah {prop} (male given name)  :: Noè
Noah {prop} /ˈnoʊə/ (biblical character)  :: Noè {m}
Noah's ark {prop} (the vessel built by Noah under God's instructions, as described in Genesis)  :: arca di Noè {f}
nobelium {n} (chemical element)  :: nobelio {m}
nobility {n} (noble or privileged social class)  :: nobiltà {f}
noble {adj} /ˈnoʊbəl/ (having honorable qualities)  :: nobile
noble rot {n} (fungus)  :: muffa nobile {f}
nobody {pron} /ˈnoʊ.bə.di/ (not any person; the logical negation of somebody) SEE: no one  ::
no comment {interj} ("official" refusal to relay any further information)  :: no comment
no comment {interj} (refusal to say the obvious impolite retort)  :: no comment
noctilucin {n} (fat-like substance) SEE: noctilucine  ::
noctule {n} (bat)  :: nottola {f}
nod {n} (instance of moving one's head)  :: cenno {m}
nod {v} (gradually fall asleep)  :: addormentarsi, appisolarsi, cadere in catalessi
nod {v} (incline (the head) up and down)  :: scuotere la testa
nod {v} /nɑd/ (incline the head up and down)  :: cennare, annuire, accennare, scuotere
nod off {v} (fall asleep)  :: addormentarsi, assopirsi, cadere in catalessi
no entry {phrase} (entry is forbidden)  :: entrata vietata, vietato entrare, divieto di entrare, divieto d'accesso, vietato l'accesso, accesso vietato
noetherian {adj} (math)  :: noetheriano
noetic {adj} /noʊˈɛt.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the mind or intellect)  :: noetico
no frills {adj} (basic or simple)  :: senza fronzoli
Nogai {prop} (person)  :: nogai
no holds barred {adj}  :: senza regole, senza restrizioni (literally, "without/no restrictions")
noise {n} /nɔɪz/ (various sounds, usually unwanted)  :: rumore {m}
noise pollution {n} (excessive noise)  :: inquinamento acustico {m}
noisily {adv} (in a noisy manner)  :: rumorosamente
noisome {adj} (hurtful or noxious to health)  :: nocivo, insalubre {m} {f}, malsano {m}
noisome {adj} /ˈnɔɪ.səm/ (morally hurtful or noxious)  :: noioso {m}
noisome {adj} (offensive to the senses)  :: disgustoso {m}, repulsivo {m}
noisy {adj} (full of noise)  :: chiassoso
noisy {adj} /ˈnɔɪzi/ (making a noise)  :: rumoroso
no less {adv} (furthermore, not to mention)  :: nientemeno, nientedimeno, nientepopodimeno
no longer {adv} (not any more)  :: non più
nomadism {n} (way of life of a nomad)  :: nomadismo {m}
nomenclature {n} /nɜʊm.ˈɛn.klə.tjə(ɹ)/ (set of names or terms)  :: nomenclatura {f}
nominative {adj} /ˈnɒmnətɪv/ (giving a name, naming; designating)  :: nominativo {m}
nominative {n} (the nominative case) SEE: nominative case  ::
nominative case {n} (case used to indicate the subject)  :: nominativo {m}
nominator {n} (One who nominates)  :: nominatore {m}
nominee {n} /ˌnɒmɪˈniː/ (a person named or designated to any office, duty or position)  :: prestanome {m} {f}
nom nom nom {interj} (sound of a person chewing)  :: gnam gnam
nomophylactic {adj}  :: nomofilattico
-nomy {suffix} (system of rules, laws, or knowledge about a particular field)  :: -nomia {f}
nonagon {n} (A polygon with nine sides and nine angles)  :: nonagono {m}, ennagono {m}
nonane {n} (nonane)  :: nonano {m}
nonapplication {n} (failure to apply an existing rule)  :: disapplicazione {f}
nonce {n} /nɑn(t)s]/ (a stupid or worthless person) SEE: goof  ::
nonchurchgoer {n} (one who does not attend church)  :: non praticante
noncombined {adj} (uncombined) SEE: uncombined  ::
noncommissioned officer {n} (non-commissioned officer) SEE: non-commissioned officer  ::
nonconformism {n} (refusal to conform to common standards, conventions, rules, traditions or laws)  :: anticonformismo {m}
noncontroversial {adj} (uncontroversial) SEE: uncontroversial  ::
noncototient {n} (integer)  :: numero noncototiente {m}
non-determinism {n} (non-determinism) SEE: nondeterminism  ::
non-deterministic {adj} (non-deterministic) SEE: nondeterministic  ::
none {pron} /nʌn/ (not any person; no one, nobody)  :: nessuno {m}, nessuna {f}
none {pron} (not any)  :: nessuno {m}, nessuna {f}, niente
nonego {n} (philosophy: part of the psyche)  :: non-io {m}
nonempty {adj} (of set, such that it contains at least one element) SEE: non-empty  ::
nonentity {n} (an unimportant or insignificant person)  :: un uomo da niente, zero assoluto, nullità {f}, estraneo {m}, sconosciuto {m}
nonentity {n} (nonexistence) SEE: nonexistence  ::
nonetheless {adv} /ˌnʌnðəˈlɛs/ (nevertheless)  :: nondimeno, malgrado ciò, ciononostante
non-Euclidean geometry {n} (Any system of geometry not based on the set of axioms of Euclidean geometry)  :: geometria non euclidea {f}
no news is good news {proverb} (lack of information suggests nothing bad)  :: nessuna nuova, buona nuova
non-governmental organization {n} (organization with no government participation)  :: organizzazione non governativa {f}
nonius {n} /ˈnəʊnɪəs/ (device for adjusting the accuracy of mathematical instruments)  :: nonio {m}
nonkilling {n} (A precept or worldview)  :: nonuccidere {m}
nonlinear {adj} (not lying on a straight line)  :: non lineare
nonlinear {adj} (whose output is not directly proportional to its input)  :: non lineare
nonobservance {n} (failure to observe)  :: inosservanza {f}
non-player character {n} (a character in a role-playing game or computer game)  :: personaggio non giocante (PNG)
nonplussed {adj} (bewildered)  :: perplesso
nonsense {n} (meaningless words)  :: sciocchezza {f}, senza senso, priva di significato, ridicolaggine {f}, a vanvera, idiozia {f}, assurdità {f}
nonsense {n} (untrue statement)  :: balla {f}, fandonia {f}, scemenza {f}, fola {f}, baggianata {f}
non-smoker {n} (somebody who does not smoke tobacco)  :: non fumatore {m}, non fumatrice {f}
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug {n} (group of drugs)  :: farmaco antinfiammatorio non steroideo {m}, FANS {m}
nonsymmetric {adj} (asymmetrical) SEE: asymmetrical  ::
nontotient {n} (integer)  :: numero nontotiente {m}
nonviolence {n} (philosophy that rejects violence)  :: nonviolenza {f}
noob {n} /nuːb/ (newbie)  :: nabbo {m}
noodle {n} (fool) SEE: fool  ::
noodle {n} /nuːdl/ (string or strip of pasta)  :: (string) taglierino {m}, (strip) tagliatella {f}
no offense {phrase} (no offense)  :: senza offesa
nook {n} (hidden or secluded spot)  :: angolo, recesso {m}
nook {n} /nʊk/ (small corner formed by two walls)  :: angolo, nicchia {f}
noon {n} (midnight) SEE: midnight  ::
noon {n} /nuːn/ (midday)  :: mezzogiorno {m}
no one {pron} /ˈnoʊwʌn/ (not even a single person)  :: nessuno
noose {n} /nuːs/ (an adjustable loop or rope)  :: cappio {m}, m
no pain, no gain {proverb} (discomfort is necessary to achieve goals)  :: per apparire bisogna soffrire [to appear you must suffer], chi non risica non rosica [who doesn't risk doesn't gnaw]
no parking {phrase} (no parking)  :: divieto di parcheggio
nope {adv} /noʊp/ (informal "no")  :: no
no problem {interj} (it does not pose a problem)  :: nessun problema, non c'è problema
no problem {interj} (no thanks or apology is necessary)  :: non c'è di che, prego
norbixin {n} (the carboxylic acid of which bixin is the methyl ester)  :: norbissina {f}
nordic {adj} /ˈnɔː(ɹ).dɪk/ (Nordic) SEE: Nordic  ::
Nordic {adj} /ˈnɔː(ɹ).dɪk/ (of or relating to cross-country skiing) SEE: nordic  ::
Nordic countries {prop} (group of countries)  :: paesi nordici {m-p}
Norfolk Island {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.fɔk ˈaɪ.lənd/ (external territory of Australia)  :: Isola Norfolk
noria {n} /ˈnɔɹ.i.ə/ (a water wheel with buckets)  :: noria {f}
norm {n} (math: function that maps vectors to non-negative scalars)  :: norma {f}
norm {n} /nɔːm/ (that which is normal)  :: norma {f}
norm {n} (rule that is enforced by members of a community)  :: norma {f}
normal {adj} /nɔː(ɹ).məl/ (according to norms or rules)  :: normale
normal {adj} (usual, ordinary)  :: normale
normal distribution {n} (probability distribution)  :: distribuzione normale
normalization {n} (any process that makes something more normal or regular)  :: normalizzazione {f}
normal subgroup {n} (subgroup that is invariant under conjugation)  :: sottogruppo normale {m}, sottogruppo invariante {m}
Normandy {prop} (region of France)  :: Normandia {f}
normation {n} (establishment of a norm)  :: normazione {f}
normative {adj} (of, pertaining to, or using a norm or standard)  :: normativo
normothermic {adj} /nɔɹmoʊˈθɝmɪk/ (having normal body temperature)  :: normotermico
Norse {adj} (of North Germanic languages)  :: norreno {m}
Norse {adj} (of Scandinavia/Norway)  :: norreno {m}
Norse {prop} (Scandinavian/Norwegian people)  :: i norreni {m-p}
Norse {prop} (The ancient language spoken by Vikings)  :: norreno {m}
north {adj}  :: settentrionale, nordico
north {adj} (toward the north)  :: a nord
north {n} /noːɹθ/ (compass point)  :: nord, settentrione
North African {adj} (of or pertaining to North Africa)  :: nordafricano
North African {n} (native or inhabitant of North Africa)  :: nordafricano
North America {prop} (continent)  :: America del Nord {f}
northern {adj} /ˈnɔɹðɚn/ (facing, situated in or related to the north)  :: settentrionale, nordico
Northern Europe {prop} (sociopolitical region of Europe)  :: Europa settentrionale {f}
Northern Hemisphere {n} (hemisphere to the north of its equator)  :: emisfero boreale {m}
Northern Ireland {prop} (Northern Ireland)  :: Irlanda del Nord {f}
northern lights {n} (the aurora of the northern hemisphere)  :: aurora boreale {f}
Northern Mariana Islands {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.ðɚn ˌmɛɹ.iˈæn.ə ˈaɪ.ləndz/ (archipelago)  :: Isole Marianne Settentrionali {f-p}
Northern Marianas {prop} (Northern Marianas)  :: Marianne settentrionali
northern raven {n} (common raven) SEE: common raven  ::
northern red oak {n} (red oak) SEE: red oak  ::
Northern Territory {prop} (Territory in northern Australia)  :: Territorio del Nord
North Korea {prop} (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)  :: Corea del Nord {f}
North Ossetia {prop} (North Ossetia-Alania) SEE: North Ossetia-Alania  ::
North Pole {prop} (northernmost point on Earth)  :: Polo nord
North Sea {prop} (an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean betwwen Britain, Scandinavia and Germany, the Neatherlands, Belgium and France)  :: Mar del Nord {f}
North Star {prop} (Pole Star) SEE: Pole Star  ::
Nortia {prop} (the goddess)  :: Norzia {f}
Norway {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.weɪ/ (Scandinavian country)  :: Norvegia {f}
Norway pine {n} (Pinus resinosa) SEE: red pine  ::
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Norway)  :: norvegese {m} {f}
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Norwegians)  :: norvegese {m} {f}
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Norwegian language)  :: norvegese {m} {f}
Norwegian {n} (native of Norway)  :: norvegese {m} {f}
Norwegian {prop} /nɔːrˈwiː.dʒən/ (language of Norway)  :: norvegese {m}
Norwegian forest cat {n} (domestic cat breed)  :: gatto delle foreste norvegesi
Norwegian Sea {prop} (part of the Atlantic)  :: Mar di Norvegia
nose {n} /noʊz/ (protuberance on the face)  :: naso {m}
nose {n} (skill at finding information)  :: fiuto {m}, naso {m}
nose {n} (snout, nose of an animal)  :: muso {m}, naso {m}
nose {n} (tip of an object)  :: muso {m}
nose {v} (to nuzzle) SEE: nuzzle  ::
nosegay {n} (A small bunch of fragrant flowers or herbs.)  :: erbe aromatiche, mazzolino {m}
nosh {n} (blowjob) SEE: blowjob  ::
nosh {n} /nɑʃ/ (snack) SEE: snack  ::
nosh {n} (slang: food) SEE: grub  ::
nosh {v} (snack) SEE: snack  ::
nosh {v} (to perform fellatio (on)) SEE: blow  ::
no smoke without fire {proverb} (gossip or accusations are often substantiated by fact)  :: non c'è fumo senza arrosto
no smoking {phrase} (phrase used in notices indicating that the smoking of cigarettes is not permitted)  :: vietato fumare
nosology {n} (the systematic investigation or classification of disease)  :: nosologia {f}
no sooner said than done {phrase} (no sooner than something is said it will be done)  :: detto, fatto
nostalgia {n} /nɑˈstældʒə/ (yearning for the past, homesickness)  :: nostalgia {f}
nostrificate {v} (nostrify) SEE: nostrify  ::
nostril {n} /ˈnɒstrɪl/ (either of the two orifices located on the nose)  :: narice {f}
nosy {adj} /ˈnoʊzi/ (prying, inquisitive or curious in other’s affairs; tending to snoop or meddle)  :: ficcanaso
not {adv} /nɒt/ (negates meaning of verb)  :: non
not {conj} (And not)  :: mica
notable {adj} /ˈnəʊtəbəl/ (worthy of notice; remarkable)  :: notevole
notable {n} (person or thing of distinction)  :: [person] notabile {m}, persona importante {f}, cosa importante {f}
notary {n} (notary public)  :: notaio {m}
not at all {adv} (conventional reply to expression of gratitude)  :: prego, non c'è di che
not at all {adv} (not)  :: non ... per niente
notation {n} /noʊˈteɪʃən/ (act or process of representing by a system or set of marks, signs, figures or characters)  :: notazione {f}
notation {n} (specific note or piece of information written in such a notation)  :: notazione {f}
notation {n} (system of characters, symbols or abbreviated expressions used to express technical facts or quantities)  :: notazione {f}
notational {adj} (of or pertaining to notation)  :: notazionale
not bad {adj} (reasonably good)  :: niente male, non male, non c'è male
notch {n} (indentation)  :: incavo {m}
notch {n} (mountain pass)  :: gola {f}
notch {n} (such a cut, used for keeping a record)  :: tacca {f}
notch {n} (V-shaped cut)  :: tacca {f}
not dog {n} (imitation sausage or sandwich) SEE: veggie dog  ::
note {n} (banknote) SEE: banknote  ::
note {n} (musical sound)  :: nota
note {n} /noʊt/ (memorandum)  :: nota {f}, memoria {f}
note {n} (short informal letter)  :: memoria {f}
notebook {n} (book)  :: blocco {m}
not even {adv} (constitutes an emphatic negation)  :: neppure, nemmeno, manco
not-for-profit {adj} (not aiming for profit) SEE: nonprofit  ::
not guilty {adj} (legally innocent of a crime of which one has been accused in a court of law)  :: incolpevole, inconfesso [having pleaded not guilty]
no thank you {interj} (polite way of saying no)  :: no, grazie
nothing {pron} /ˈnʌθɪŋ/ (not any thing)  :: niente, non + verb + niente, nulla
nothing ventured, nothing gained {proverb} (if one takes no risks, one will not gain any benefits)  :: chi non risica, non rosica
notice {v} /ˈnoʊtɪs/ (to observe)  :: notare
notice board {n} (bulletin board) SEE: bulletin board  ::
notify {v} ((transitive) To give (someone) notice of (something))  :: notificare
not in the slightest {adv} (not in the least) SEE: not in the least  ::
notochord {n}  :: notocorda {f}
notorious {adj} (known widely and infamously)  :: famigerato
not touch something with a ten foot pole {v} (to avoid at all costs)  :: [idiomatic] essere come il diavolo e l'acqua santa
notwithstanding {adv} /ˌnɑtwɪθˈstændɪŋ/ (never the less)  :: nonostante
not yet {adv} (expected to happened but has not for the moment)  :: non ancora
Nouakchott {prop} (capital of Mauritania)  :: Nouakchott
nought {n} /nɔːt/ (zero)  :: zero
noun {n} /naʊn/ (grammatical category)  :: sostantivo {m}, nome {m}
noun adjunct {n} (attributive noun) SEE: attributive noun  ::
nourish {v} /ˈnɝ.ᵻʃ/ (to feed and cause to grow)  :: nutrire
nova {n} /ˈnəʊ.və/ (sudden brightening of a star)  :: nova {f}
Nova Gorica {prop} (town in Slovenia)  :: Nuova Gorizia {f}
Novara {prop} (province)  :: Novara
Novara {prop} (town)  :: Novara {f}
Nova Scotia {prop} /ˈnəʊ.və ˌskəʊ.ʃə/ (Province in eastern Canada)  :: Nuova Scozia {f}
novation {n}  :: novazione {f}
Novaya Zemlya {prop} (archipelago in Russia)  :: Novaja Zemlja {f}
novel {adj} /ˈnɑvəl/ (new, original, especially in an interesting way)  :: nuovo, originale
novel {n} (work of prose fiction)  :: romanzo {m}
novelist {n} (author of novels)  :: romanziere {m}
novella {n} (a short novel)  :: novella {f}
novelty {n} (new product)  :: novità {f}
novelty {n} (state of being new)  :: novità {f}
November {prop} /noʊˈvɛmbəɹ/ (eleventh month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: novembre {m}
novena {n} (a recitation of prayers for nine days)  :: novena {f}
novice {n} /ˈnɒvɪs/ (beginner)  :: principiante {m-f}, debuttante {m-f}, novizio {m}
novity {n} /ˈnoʊvədi/ (novity) SEE: novelty  ::
Novorossiysk {prop} (city)  :: Novorossijsk {m}
now {adv}  :: allora
now {adv} /naʊ̯/ (at the present time)  :: adesso, ora
now {interj} (signal to begin)  :: ora
nowadays {adv} (in the current era)  :: oggidì, oggigiorno
nowadays {adv} /ˈnaʊ.ə.deɪz/ (at the present time)  :: oggidì, oggigiorno
now and again {adv} (now and then) SEE: now and then  ::
now and then {adv} ((idiomatic) sometimes; occasionally; intermittently)  :: di tanto in tanto, ogni tanto
no way {interj}  :: assolutamente no, neanche per sogno
nowhere {adv} (in no place)  :: in nessun posto
nowhere else {adv} (in no other place)  :: da nessun'altra parte
nowheres {adv} (nowhere) SEE: nowhere  ::
no wonder {n} (small wonder) SEE: small wonder  ::
no worries {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome  ::
noxious {adj} /ˈnɒkʃəs/ (harmful)  :: insalubre, nocivo, malsano
nozzle {n} /ˈnɒzəl/ (short tube)  :: ugello
nozzle {n}  :: ugello {m}
nth {adj} (occurring at position n)  :: ennesimo, n-esimo
n-tuple {n} (-tuple) SEE: -tuple  ::
nuance {n} /ˈnuː.ɑːns/ (minor distinction)  :: sfumatura, sottigliezza {f}
Nubia {prop} (ancient kingdom)  :: Nubia {f}
nubuck {n} (type of brushed leather)  :: nabuk {m}
nucellus {n} (tissue which surrounds and protects the embryo)  :: nocella
nuclear {adj} (involving atomic or hydrogen bombs)  :: nucleare
nuclear {adj} /ˈnukliɚ/ (involving atomic energy)  :: nucleare
nuclear {adj} (relating to the nucleus of a cell)  :: nucleare
nuclear energy {n} (energy released by a nuclear reaction)  :: energia nucleare {f}
nuclear fusion {n} (The combining of the nuclei of small atoms to form the nuclei of larger ones)  :: fusione nucleare {f}
nuclear power {n} (nation with nuclear weapons)  :: potenza nucleare {f}
nuclear power {n} (power from nuclear reactions)  :: energia nucleare {f}
nuclear reaction {n} (process in which the number of protons and or neutrons in a nucleus changes)  :: reazione nucleare {f}
nuclear reactor {n} (device in which a controlled chain reaction is maintained for creating heat, neutrons or other fission products)  :: reattore nucleare
nuclear war {n} (war fought using nuclear weapons)  :: guerra nucleare {f}
nuclear waste {n} (type of waste) SEE: radioactive waste  ::
nuclear weapon {n} (explosive device)  :: arma nucleare {f}
nuclease {n} (any of several enzymes capable of cleaving the phosphodiester)  :: nucleasi {f}
nucleasic {adj} (of or pertaining to a nuclease)  :: nucleasico
nucleic {adj} (referring to the nucleus)  :: nucleico
nucleic acid {n} /nuˈkleɪ.ɪk ˈæsɪd/ (acidic chainlike biological macromolecule)  :: acido nucleico {m}
nucleocosmochronology {n} (technique for estimating age of astronomical objects)  :: nucleocosmocronologia {f}
nucleogenic {adj} (produced by a nuclear reaction)  :: nucleogenico
nucleon {n} (a proton or a neutron)  :: nucleone {m}
nucleoside {n} (organic molecule)  :: nucleoside {m}
nucleosome {n} (repeating subunit in chromatin)  :: nucleosoma {m}
nucleosynthesis {n} (process that leads to synthesis in stars)  :: nucleosintesi {f}
nucleosynthetic {adj} (of or pertaining to nucleosynthesis)  :: nucleosintetico
nucleotide {n} (monomer comprising DNA or RNA)  :: nucleotide {m}
nucleotidic {adj} (of or pertaining to a nucleotide)  :: nucleotidico
nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells)  :: nucleo {m}
nucleus {n} (initial part which will receive additions)  :: nucleo {m}
nucleus {n} /ˈnuːkliəs/ (core, central part of something)  :: nucleo {m}
nucleus {n} (physics: massive, positively charged core of an atom)  :: nucleo {m}
nuclide {n} (nucleus specified by its atomic number and atomic mass)  :: nuclide
nude {adj} /n(j)uːd/ (without clothing or other covering)  :: nudo
nude {n} (image depicting a human in a state of undress)  :: nudo {m}
nudism {n} /njuː.dɪzəm/ (the belief in or practice of social, non-sexual nudity)  :: nudismo {m}
nudist {adj} (encouraging or enforcing nudity)  :: nudista
nudity {n} /ˈnudɪti/ (the state of being without clothing on the body)  :: nudità {f}
nugget {n} /ˈnʌɡət/ (small chunk or clump)  :: pepita {f}
nullary sum {n} (empty sum) SEE: empty sum  ::
nullify {v}  :: annullare
nullify {v} (to make legally invalid)  :: annullare, cassare
nulliploid {adj} (cell that has no chromosome)  :: nulliploide
nulliploidy {n} (condition of being nulliploid)  :: nulliploidia {f}
null set {n} (empty set) SEE: empty set  ::
null set {n} (negligible set)  :: insieme nullo {m}
numb {adj} /nʌm/ (without the power of sensation)  :: intorpidito {m}, intorpidita {f}
number {n} (grammar: state of being singular, dual or plural)  :: numero {m}
number {n} (mathematical number)  :: numero {m}
number {n} /ˈnʌm.bɚ/ (abstract entity)  :: numero {m}
number {n} (numeral)  :: numero {m}, cifra {f}
number {n} (performance)  :: numero {m}
number {n} (quantity)  :: numero {m}, quantità {f}
number {n} (used to show the rank of something in a list or sequence)  :: numero {m}
number {v} (label with numbers; assign numbers to)  :: numerare
number {v} (to total; to amount to)  :: ammontare
numbered list {n} (list)  :: lista numerata {f}
numbering {n} (the action of creating such a sequence)  :: numerazione
number plate {n} (license plate) SEE: license plate  ::
number sign {n} (hash) SEE: hash  ::
number theoretician {n} (number theorist) SEE: number theorist  ::
numerable {adj}  :: numerabile
numerable {adj} (numerous) SEE: numerous  ::
numeral {n} /ˈnumɝəl/ (word or symbol representing a number)  :: numero {m}, cifra {f}
numerical {adj} /n(j)uˈmɛrɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to numbers)  :: numerico
numerical analysis {n} (study of algorithms)  :: analisi numerica {f}
numerology {n} (study)  :: numerologia {f}
numerous {adj} (Indefinitely large numerically)  :: numeroso
numerousness {n} (the state or quality of being numerous)  :: numerosità {f}
numismatics {n} /ˌnuː.məzˈmæ.ɾɪks/ (study of coins)  :: numismatica {f}
nummary {adj} (of or pertaining to coins or money)  :: nummario
numnah {n} (pad placed under a horse's saddle)  :: sottosella {m}
nun {n} /nʌn/ (member of a Christian religious community of women)  :: suora {f}, monaca {f}
nuncial {adj}  :: nunziale
Nuoro {prop} (province)  :: Nuoro
Nuoro {prop} (town)  :: Nuoro {f}
nuptial {adj} /ˈnʌp.ʃəl/ (pertaining to wedding and marriage)  :: nuziale
nuptials {n} (wedding ceremony)  :: nozze {f-p}
nuraghe {n} (type of megalithic building)  :: nuraghe {m}
Nuremberg {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Norimberga {f}
nurse {n} /nɝs/ (wet nurse) SEE: wet nurse  ::
nurse {n} (person trained to provide care for the sick)  :: infermiere {m}, infermiera {f}
nurse {n} (person who takes care of other people's young)  :: nutrice {f}, balia {f}
nursehound {n} (Scyliorhinus stellaris)  :: gattopardo {m}, [regional] cagnola {f}
nursemaid {n} (child's nurse)  :: bambinaia {f}, babysitter, tata {f}
nursing {n} (breastfeeding) SEE: breastfeeding  ::
nursing home {n} (place of residence)  :: casa di riposo
nut {n} /nʌt/ (hard-shelled fruit)  :: noce {f}
nut {n} (slang: insane person)  :: pazzo {m}
nut {n} (slang: testicle)  :: coglione {m}, minchione {m}, palla {f}
nut {n} (that fits on a bolt)  :: dado {m}
nutcracker {n} (implement for cracking nuts)  :: schiaccianoci {m}
Nutella {prop} /nuːˈtɛlə/ (hazelnut spread)  :: Nutella {f}
nutfarm {n} (informal term for lunatic asylum) SEE: madhouse  ::
nuthouse {n} (informal term for lunatic asylum) SEE: madhouse  ::
nutmeg {n} /ˈnʌtmɛɡ/ (seed)  :: noce moscata {f}
nutria {n} (coypu) SEE: coypu  ::
nutrient {n} /ˈnuː.tɹi.ənt/ (substance that provides nourishment)  :: nutriente {m}, principe nutritivo {m}
nutrition {n} /nuˈtɹɪ.ʃən/ (nutrition)  :: nutrizione {f}
nutritional {adj} (pertaining to nutrition)  :: nutrizionale {m} {f}
nutritionist {n} (an expert or specialist in nutrition)  :: nutrizionista {m} {f}
nutritive {adj} /ˈnjuːtɹətɪv/ (nourishing, nutritional)  :: nutriente, nutritivo
nuts {adj} (insane)  :: pazzo
nuts {n} (nut) SEE: nut  ::
nyctalopia {n} (night blindness) SEE: night blindness  ::
nylon {n} /ˈnaɪlɑːn/ (substance)  :: nylon, nailon
-nym {suffix} (type of word or name)  :: -nimo
nymph {n} (mythology: minor water, forest or mountain deity)  :: ninfa {f}
nymph {n} /ˈnɪmf/ (insect larva)  :: ninfa {f}
nymph {n} (young girl which may inspire lust)  :: ninfa {f}, sirenetta {f}
nymphomania {n} /nɪmfəˈmeɪnɪə/ (excess of sexual behaviour or desire in women)  :: ninfomania {f}, andromania {f}
Nyx {prop} (the primordial goddess of night)  :: Notte, Nyx