Nonad vs Nonadic - What's the difference?

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Nonadic is a derived term of nonad.


As a noun nonad

is a collection, or series of nine things.

As an adjective nonadic is

of or pertaining to an nonad; ninefold.

nonad

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a collection, or series of nine things
  • Derived terms

    * nonadic

    Usage notes

    *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 .

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    nonadic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • of or pertaining to an nonad; ninefold
  • Usage notes

    *This word has been coined by allusion to tetradic, octadic etc, but has little usage.

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