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Nominal meaning

nominal - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. insignificantly small; a matter of form only (` tokenish' is informal); " the fee was nominal"; " a token gesture of resistance"; " a tokenish gesture"
  2. 2. being value in terms of specification on currency or stock certificates rather than purchasing power; " nominal or face value"
  3. 3. pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun; " nominal phrase"; " noun phrase"
  4. 4. Of or pertaining to a name or names; having to do with the literal meaning of a word; verbal; as, a nominal definition.
  5. 5. Existing in name only; not real; as, a nominal difference.
  6. 6. A nominalist.
  7. 7. A verb formed from a noun.
  8. 8. A name; an appellation.
  9. 9. Existing only in name; not real.

nominal - examples of usage

  1. He is the life and soul of it; the energy comes from him, though others higher in the scale may be the nominal heads. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. The question was put to me, whether there would be a difference between the nominal value a customer would receive under the present system and if a cash system were introduced. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. 2521. But the nominal price paid to the knitters would in that case be less? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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