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nor

conjunction
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
be neither here nor there
▪ It's true we're not friends but that's neither here nor there. We're still able to work together.
▪ What Cheng's intentions were is neither here nor there. What matters is what he did.
▪ What I think about your husband is neither here nor there.
▪ Art was neither here nor there; money was the issue.
▪ But that was neither here nor there.
▪ Dinner half an hour earlier or later was neither here nor there.
▪ She and Carolan had no children, but that was neither here nor there as an indication of matrimonial harmony nowadays.
▪ That he was not in the category ordained by the Marketing Department for the evening was neither here nor there.
▪ The cost would be borne by Grunte Accessories, but that was neither here nor there.
▪ The fact that she hadn't seen her prospective husband since she was ten was neither here nor there.
▪ The fact that you fantasise about a woman rather than a man is neither here nor there in these circumstances.
be neither one thing nor the other
can't make head or/nor tail of sth
neither ... nor ...
▪ I neither can, nor wish to, exclude the media from these proceedings.
▪ I am neither a bailiff nor a tax-collector.
▪ In all that time he had neither moved nor shown any interest in the rescue attempt.
▪ It is neither an obsession nor a projection of his mind, although it certainly does compel him.
▪ It was an incredible year, one in which the Suns were neither lucky nor good.
▪ Once they had got over the first shock, neither Bridget nor Tracey seemed able to take her story entirely seriously.
▪ The party and its leaders were defended neither by white nor blue-collar workers nor kolkhoz farmers.
neither fish nor fowl
▪ We were caught between two generations, neither fish nor fowl.
▪ Mr. Renton I disagree with my hon. Friend about the agencies being neither fish nor fowl nor good red herring.
▪ The hovercraft has always suffered from the fact that it is neither fish nor fowl.
▪ Yet officially we are demographically insignificant, neither fish nor fowl.
neither here nor there
▪ Art was neither here nor there; money was the issue.
▪ But that was neither here nor there.
▪ Dinner half an hour earlier or later was neither here nor there.
▪ She and Carolan had no children, but that was neither here nor there as an indication of matrimonial harmony nowadays.
▪ Start worrying when we're neither here nor there.
▪ That he was not in the category ordained by the Marketing Department for the evening was neither here nor there.
▪ The cost would be borne by Grunte Accessories, but that was neither here nor there.
▪ We are the holy ones, the voyagers, the people of the crossing, neither here nor there.
not for love or/nor money
▪ I can't get a hold of that book for love nor money.
▪ And you still can't get a good daily woman now to clean, not for love or money.
not see hide nor hair of sb
▪ I haven't seen hide nor hair of him in months.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ I am not, nor have I ever been, a Communist.
▪ Worrall was not at the meeting, nor was he at work yesterday.
Wikipedia

Nór

"Gorr" redirects here. For the Marvel Comics character, see Gorr (comics).

Nór ( Old NorseNórr) or Nori is firstly a mercantile title and secondly a Norse man's name. It is stated in Norse sources that Nór was the founder of Norway, from whom the land supposedly got its name. (The name in fact probably derives from ‘nórðrvegr’, ‘northern way’.)

Nor

Nor may refer to:

  • Nor, a grammatical conjunction
  • Nór, the eponymous founder-king of Norway in Norse mythology
  • Nor (Wicked), a character in the novel Wicked
  • nor-, a chemical prefix for "stripped-down" molecules lacking groups (such as methyl-groups); for example, noradrenaline
  • Norma (constellation), standard astronomical abbreviation

Nør may refer to:

  • Nør, Danish name of the municipality Noer in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

NOR may stand for:

  • Logical NOR ("Not OR"), a binary operation in logic
  • NOR Flash Memory, a type of non-volatile computer memory
    • NOR gate, an electronic gate that implements a logical NOR
  • NOR, station identifier for National Severe Storms Laboratory radar
  • Nucleolus organizer region, a chromosomal region around which the nucleolus forms in cell biology
  • Nitrite oxidoreductase, an enzyme
  • , official country code

  • Normanton railway station, England; National Rail station code NOR
  • Norfolk Orbital Railway, a proposed rail link in the English county of Norfolk
  • Not Ordinarily Resident, a saver to receive interest without tax taken off (UK)
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Nor

Nor \Nor\ (n[^o]r), conj. [OE. nor, contr. from nother. See Neither.] A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative propositions follows either). Nor is also used sometimes in the first member for neither, and sometimes the neither is omitted and implied by the use of nor.

Provide neither gold nor silver, nor brass, in your purses, nor scrip for your journey.
--Matt. x. 9, 10.

Where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt.
--Matt. vi. 20.

I love him not, nor fear him.
--Shak.

Where neither party is nor true, nor kind.
--Shak.

Simois nor Xanthus shall be wanting there.
--Dryden.

Wiktionary

nor

Etymology 1 conj. 1 (context literary English) And not ((non-gloss definition: introducing a negative statement, without necessarily following one)) 2 (non-gloss definition: A function word introducing each except the first term or series, indicating none of them is true) Etymology 2

n. (context logic electronics English) (alternative form of NOR English)

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

nor

c.1300, contraction of Middle English nauther (see neither). Influenced in form by or.

Usage examples of "nor".

I have heard thy windy talk, and this is the answer: we will neither depart, nor come down to you, but will abide our death by your hands here on this hill-side.

It was to have been a glorious rebirth--but not all souls were approved, nor were all tombs inviolate, so that certain grotesque mistakes and fiendish abnormalities were to be looked for.

But no human being loved the aborigines more, nor stood ready to lay down her life for them if it were necessary.

Nor can we, on the other hand, think that matter is simply Absolute Magnitude.

So, though Rosemary West may have physically abused him, neither she nor her husband were anxious to relinquish Steven McAvoy once he was in her hands.

The Wests clearly made sure Carol Ann Cooper could neither move nor cry out when they abused her.

But there can be no doubt that the Wests made sure she could neither move nor cry out when they abused her.

Brook Community Home to find her way to Cromwell Street, nor was she the last to be brutally abused there by Frederick and Rosemary West.

George nor Gracie accelerates, their perspectives are on precisely equal footing.

An Englishman took the bill, and after a careful examination said he neither knew the drawer, the accepter, nor the backer.

Remember: achieving fulfillment through spiritual transformation is not easy, nor is it supposed to be, but it is what you are meant to do.

Miss melermfy wich J am writen this for miss Digwid on acount of not been nor mistr D pertikler scullards for to say.

The United States was prepared neither to seize the leadership nor to acquiesce in Japanese control of China which must result from failure to seize it.

Bright, on the other, threw some acrimony into these debates, but probably the former never appeared to less advantage in parliament, nor the latter to more advantage than in this discussion.

No man enters a Martian city without giving a very detailed and satisfactory account of himself, nor did I delude myself with the belief that I could for a moment impose upon the acumen of the officers of the guard to whom I should be taken the moment I applied at any one of the gates.