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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ND mean? 

ND (noun)
  The noun ND has 2 senses:

1. a yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs in monazite and bastnasite in association with cerium and lanthanum and praseodymium
2. a state of north central United States bordering on Canada

  Familiarity information: ND used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ND (noun)


Sense 1Nd [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs in monazite and bastnasite in association with cerium and lanthanum and praseodymium

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 60; Nd; neodymium

Hypernyms ("Nd" is a kind of...):

metal; metallic element (any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.)

Holonyms ("Nd" is a substance of...):

bastnaesite; bastnasite (a yellow-to-brown mineral that is a source of rare earth elements)

monazite (a reddish-brown mineral containing rare earth metals; an important source of thorium and cerium)


Sense 2ND [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state of north central United States bordering on Canada

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

North Dakota; Peace Garden State; ND

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "ND"):

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial National Park (a national park in North Dakota that includes the site of former President Theodore Roosevelt's ranch)

Bismarck; capital of North Dakota (capital of the state of North Dakota; located in south central North Dakota overlooking the Missouri river)

Fargo (largest city in North Dakota; located in eastern North Dakota on the Red river)

James; James River (a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri)

Little Missouri; Little Missouri River (a river that rises in northeastern Wyoming and flows through Montana and South Dakota to join the Missouri River in North Dakota)

Holonyms ("ND" is a part of...):

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)


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