You searched for: “new
knew, new, gnu, nu
knew (NOO, NYOO) (verb)
Having possessed knowledge of, or having been informed about something; having grasped the truth and facts of a situation: Abigail and Todd read the map carefully and knew their way across the mountain pass.
new (NOO, NYOO) (adjective)
1. Characterizing the existence of, or referring to something having been made very recently: Marge wore her new shoes for the very first time when she went to the symphony.
2. Describing the beginning of a situation or relationship: Shawn started his new job on Monday and was very pleased with his new boss.
gnu (NOO, NYOO) (noun)
One of two African antelopes characterized by a large head, a short mane, long tail and distinctly curved horns: From the tourist bus, Alisha observed the gnu running swiftly across the savannah or the flat grassland.
nu (NOO, NYOO) (noun)
The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet: The letter Nu comes after Mu in the Greek alphabet as you can see in this rendition of the Greek letters: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, Iota, Kappa, Lambda, Mu, Nu, Xi, Omicron, Pi, Rho, Sigma, Tau, Upsilon, Phi, Chi, Psi, and Omega."

Adam and Eve knew there was a new gnu at the zoo before they went.

Trina saw the antelope that was recently born in the zoo; and she wishes she knew if that new gnu with the Greek name of Nu will like its new home.

Units related to: “new
(Greek: a suffix; new, denotes certain "recent" eons when naming geological periods)
(Modern Latin: chemical element; from Greek, neo, "new" plus didymon, "twin" [with the element praseodymium]; rare earth)
(Greek: neo, "new" or the "new one"; gas)
(Greek: new, recent, current, young)
(Latin: new, recent)
(Latin: new, fresh)
Word Entries at Get Words: “new
1. Not Ever Witnessed.
2. Not Earlier Witnessed.
This entry is located in the following unit: Bacronyms or Backronyms Listed (page 1)
(New plagues, survival, and the various mutual adaptations carried on with our microbial fellow travelers)
(New diseases are always coming into existence, most change with time, and some even vanish from known existence!)
(fashion terms including the invention of new words for items that apply specifically to men's fashions)
(these words have become a part of the English language over recent years)
(based on words from The Washington Post's "Style Invitational" in which readers were given the opportunity to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and then to provide a new definition for the modified word)
(words exist in all sizes and degrees of difficulty from numerous languages and English continues to churn out new words from the past and the present)
Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “new
3. Scientific method, developoment of theory to predict new phenomena
The development of a theory that is used to predict new phenomena where the theory is a general statement that explains the facts.

A theory can lead to a new conclusion or the discovery of a phenomenon. Developments of a theory often result in a change in paradigm; that is, looking at or thinking about a scientific problem in a totally different way as indicated by a set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitute a way of viewing reality for the scientific community that shares them.

—Based on information compiled from "Why Is Measurement Important to Science?"
by Patricia Barnes-Svarney, Editorial Director; The New York Public Library Science Desk Reference;
A Stoneson Press Book, Macmillan Publishers; New York; 1995; page 2.
This entry is located in the following unit: Measurements and Mathematics Terms (page 1)
Asimov's New Guide to Science
Isaac Asimov; Basic Books, Inc., Publishers; New York; 1984.
This entry is located in the following unit: Sources of Information; Science and Technology (page 1)
New Additions to the Search Area
A great deal of effort has been made since the last newsletter to include new words and definitions with some of the Latin and/or Greek elements in the search area. Such additions are indicated below for your consideration. Let me know if you have any desires for specific Latin and/or Greek word groups. So much to do and so little time to get them done.

  • There are thousands of English words that are derived from Latin and Greek sources which can be found by doing searches at this Cross-References Search page.
  • Again, if you don’t see what you would like to have, you are urged to let me know which Latin and/or Greek elements and related words and definitions you would like to see.
    This entry is located in the following unit: Focusing on Words Newsletter #07 (page 1)
  • New World
    A generic term for the Americas.
    This entry is located in the following unit: Archeology, Archaeology (page 5)
    Roget's II The New Thesaurus
    By the editors of The American Heritage Dictionary; Houghton Mifflin Company; Boston, Massachusetts; 1980.
    This entry is located in the following unit: Sources of Information; Words in Action (page 1)
    There's nothing new under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9)
    This entry is located in the following unit: Bible Quotations used in modern English (page 5)