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[en] /ɛn/
noun
1.
the letter N, n.
2.
Also called nut. Printing. half of the width of an em.
adjective
3.
Printing. having the area of an en quad or the length of an en:
en quad; en dash.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for ennest

en

/ɛn/
noun
1.
(printing) a unit of measurement, half the width of an em Also called nut See also ennage

EN

abbreviation (in Britain)
1.
enrolled nurse
2.
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Related Abbreviations for ennest

en

English

EN

  1. end node
  2. endocardium
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