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Etymology 1[edit]

From the Latin nōnus (ninth) +‎ -ic.


polynomial degrees
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nonic (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Describing a polynomial that has 9 as the highest exponent of its terms.
  2. (algebraic geometry) Describing a curve the equation of which is nonic.

Etymology 2[edit]

From nonik (c. 1918; patented 1913),[1][2] trade name for no-nick, by the Nonik Glassware Company.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • no-nick


nonic glass

nonic (not comparable)

  1. Describing a type of beer glass used in British public houses; in the form of a truncated cone with a bulge around outside, just below the rim.
    a 20-ounce nonic glass


  1. ^ Fred Messmer Mfg. Co. v. Albert Pick & Co. et al., The Federal Reporter, Volume 251, p. 895
  2. ^ The Soda Fountain, Volume 21, December, 1922, p. 78