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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n neb horny projecting mouth of a bird
    • n neb a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Neb nĕb The nose; the snout; the mouth; the beak of a bird; a nib, as of a pen.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n neb The bill or beak of a bird; also, the snout or muzzle of a beast.
    • n neb The nose: as, a lang neb; a sharp neb.
    • n neb The face.
    • n neb The tip end of anything; a sharp point: as, the neb of a lancet or knife. See nib.
    • n neb The nib of a pen. See nib.
    • n neb An abbreviation of Nebraska.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Neb neb the beak of a bird: the nose: the sharp point of anything
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. nebb, head, face; akin to D. neb, Icel. nef, beak of a bird, nose, Dan. næb, beak, bill, Sw. näbb, näf, and prob. also to D. sneb, snavel, bill, beak, G. schnabel, Dan. & Sw. snabel, and E. snap,. Cf. Nib Snap Snaffle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. nebb, the face; cog. with Dut. neb, beak.


In literature:

That night we were off for Hastings, Neb., where we were scheduled to play the next day.
"A Ball Player's Career" by Adrian C. Anson
Tex., Feb. 22; Neb., Apr.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
We were approaching Ralston, Neb., when I first noticed the strange cloud mounting the sky.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
They were roid loons, an' nae mistak', but I can tell ye they had the Bible at their finger nebs.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond
Born in Grand Island, Neb., 1883.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
The Neb was a great mountain spur, whose base ran to within two or three hundred yards of our resting-place.
"The Right Stuff" by Ian Hay
I med him feel that if he didn't shoot his neb, I'd pull tighter, and so he quieted down.
"Dick o' the Fens" by George Manville Fenn
Neb's a good sort o' chap if you could straighten his eyes; arn't you Neb?
"Sail Ho!" by George Manville Fenn
W. Frank, Kearney, Neb.
"The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890" by Various
There were several tul'hh-trees in a torrent-bed beside us, and some neb'k.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
Among the first serious experiences was that of a construction train near Ogallala, Neb.
"The Story of the First Trans-Continental Railroad" by W. F. Bailey
Public Library, and the Omaha, Neb.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
Looks as if the neb'ly coat was losing a bit of his sting, don't it?
"The Nebuly Coat" by John Meade Falkner
See also 43 Neb., 184.
"The Deaf" by Harry Best
Dick wi' the lang neb!
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
Mrs. Lucy M. Sisson, Windsor, Vt. Miss Mary L. Nichol, Neligh, Neb.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
Pittsburg, Pa. Alexander, William H., 302 South 31st St. Omaha, Neb.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
THE WORD CARRIER, published by the Normal Training School press at Santee Agency, Neb., is a four page paper edited and published by Rev.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898" by Various
Santee Agency, Neb., Indian S. S. Class, 1.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 3, September, 1898" by Various
She's dinket out, neb and feather.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop

In poetry:

His name, you know, is Washington
Neb-u-chad-nez-zar Solomon
Sambo Snowball Timothy Jack
Adolphus Rule Britannia Black.
"Little People: An Alphabet" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
O worser waxeth thy story far,
For these drew upon me bolt and bar.
Fly south, O fowl, to the field of death
For nothing sweet thy grey neb saith.
"The Raven And The King's Daughter" by William Morris

In news:

A jury in Des Moines is still trying to decide whether two Omaha, Neb.
BBB Plans Merger For Neb.
Harold Dale Lang was born in DuBois, Neb.
She was born in Nebraska City, Neb.
The Lexington Livestock Market, Lexington, Neb.
He was born Aug 9, 1928, in Grand Island, Neb.
Signs on a US Bank branch in Omaha, Neb.
They come to the amusement area each year from Sidney, Neb.
The Mid-America Center, which is just five minutes from Omaha, Neb.
Alida Mate Holtgrewe, 85, of Talmage, died at Golden Living Center in Neb-raska City Dec 6, 2012.
Rob Catapano, University of North Carolina freshman middle relief pitcher, trotting out for the first time ever onto the hallowed mound of Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Neb.
Hooper, a 6-2 junior forward from Alliance, Neb.
The driver, Grecia Rodriguez-Ulloa of Belleview, Neb.
Monique Farmer of the corps office in Omaha, Neb.
There's always monkey business going on at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb.

In science:

More rarefied streams and/or stronger magnetic fields favor cyclotron emission (ǫcyc ∝ NeB 2 ), which results in a reduced shock height and two-fluid plasma with the electrons being substantially cooler than the ions (Fischer & Beuermann 2001).
New Low Accretion-Rate Magnetic Binary Systems and their Significance for the Evolution of Cataclysmic Variables
The northern neb ular features correspond to HH 896, whereas the southern ones form HH 897.
Geysers in the Lagoon: new Herbig-Haro objects in M8
Let us assume that at the moment of explosion the expansion velocity of the supernova envelope at its inner radius is V0,Neb and its initial mass is M0,Neb .
Gamma-rays from the pulsar wind nebulae
The effect is very striking when also the nature of the hot continuum changes – from a blackbody during outburst to a neb ular radiation in a quiescence.
The role of ionization in symbiotic binaries
Temperature fluctuations in neb ulae can be estimated in different ways.
The oxygen abundance in the inner HII regions of M101. Implications for the calibration of strong-line metallicity indicators
Par ticu lar ly interesting are the techn iques be ing used in med ica l imag ing and d iagnos is (descr ibed by Neb Dur ic).
Gas and Stars in Galaxies - A Multi-Wavelength 3D Perspective
To appear in the proceedings of the conference NEB-XIII: Recent Developments in Gravity, held at Thessaloniki in June 2008.
Singularity Resolution in Loop Quantum Cosmology: A Brief Overview
In those cases, the slit was positioned through the nebular center – using the central star of the PN as a guide, if visi ble – and passing through the visually brightest parts of the neb ula.
A deep survey of heavy element lines in planetary nebulae - I. Observations and forbidden-line densities, temperatures and abundances
Hochster, Topics in the homological theory of modules over commutative rings, Expository lectures from the CBMS Regional Conference held at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb., June 24–28, 1974.
On the vanishing of homology for modules of finite complete intersection dimension
The work of NEB and PO has been supported by the Research Council of Norway.
Photon, Neutrino and Charged Particle Spectra from R-violating Gravitino Decays
Where the ReflNeb Group differs most from the other groups is in the extraordinarily low values of EW, being 30 ˚A for 26-north and 80 ˚A for 26-S.
Spectrophotometry of the Huygens Region of the Orion Nebula, the Extended Orion Nebula, and M~43; Scattered Light Systematically Distorts Conditions Derived from Emission-Lines
The far side of it is an ionized layer and beyond that a PDR of sufficient optical depth to scatter Huygens Region radiation (Inner group, ReflNeb group, D group, SWgroup).
Spectrophotometry of the Huygens Region of the Orion Nebula, the Extended Orion Nebula, and M~43; Scattered Light Systematically Distorts Conditions Derived from Emission-Lines