Nominal

Definition of Nominal

Nom´i`nal
a.1.Of or pertaining to a name or names; having to do with the literal meaning of a word; verbal; as, a nominal definition.
2.Existing in name only; not real; as, a nominal difference.
3.Within acceptable limits; as expected; as, the hydraulic lines are at nominal pressure; - used mostly in aviation and space operations.
4.Insignificant; trifling; - of prices or costs, as compared with the benefits gained; as, to pay a nominal sum for the data; a nominal fee.
n.1.A nominalist.
2.(Gram.) A verb formed from a noun.
3.A name; an appellation.
A is the nominal of the sixth note in the natural diatonic scale.
- Moore (Encyc. of Music.

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