Nine vs Nonad - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between nine and nonad
is that nine
is the digit or figure while nonad
is a collection, or series of nine things.
As a numeral nine
is (cardinal) a numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after eight and before ten.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after eight and before ten.
Describing a set or group with nine components.
- A cat has nine lives.
The digit or figure .
(card games) A playing card with nine pips.
(weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.
(computing, engineering, usually in plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
(label) A baseball club, a baseball team (composed of nine players).
* 1877, Chicago Times, July 8, 1877:
- They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines .
[Peter Morris, ]
A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball,
15.1.3 Rain Checks,
*:The St. Louis club is the only nine in the league which gives its patrons the right to see a full game or no pay.
* (Roman numerals): (l)
* Previous : eight ()
* Next : ten ()
* cloud nine
* dressed to the nines
* on cloud nine
* the whole nine yards
a collection, or series of nine things
*True nonads seem to be rare. Most collections of nine things are actually triads of triads.
*Also the name of a photographic filter used for astronomy, meaning "no Sodium D-line", where Sodium has the symbol Na, from the Latin natrium .