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.
Adj.1.nominal - relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name; "the Russian system of nominal brevity"; "a nominal lists of priests"; "taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls"
2.nominal - insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a tokenish gesture"
Synonyms: token, tokenish
3.nominal - pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun; "nominal phrase"; "noun phrase"
4.nominal - being value in terms of specification on currency or stock certificates rather than purchasing power; "nominal or face value"
real - being value measured in terms of purchasing power; "real prices"; "real income"; "real wages"
5.nominal - named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative shares of stock"
Synonyms: nominative
6.nominal - being such in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of his party"
Synonyms: titular

NOMINAL. Relating to a name.
     2. A nominal plaintiff is one in whose name an action is brought, for the use of another. In this case, the nominal plaintiff has no control over the action, nor is he responsible for costs. 1 Dall. 1 39; 2 Watts, R. 12.
     3. A nominal partner is one, who, without having an actual interest in the profits of a concern, allows his name to be used, or agrees that it shall be continued therein, as a partner; such nominal partner is clearly liable to the creditors of the firm, as a general partner, although the creditors were ignorant at the time of dealing, that his name was used.. 2 H. Bl. 242, 246; 1 Esp. R. 31; 2 Campb. 302; 16 East, R. 174; 2 B. & C. 411.

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Translate Nominal to Spanish, Translate Nominal to German, Translate Nominal to French
Nomen generalissimum
Nomen non sufficit si res non sit de jure aut de facto
NOMEX underwear
Nomia melanderi
Nomina si nescis perit cognitio rerum
Nomina sunt mutabilia
Nomina sunt notae rerum
Nomina sunt symbola rerum
-- Nominal --
nominal aphasia
nominal damages
nominal head
Nominal horse power
Nominal plaintiff
Nominal Semidestructor
nominal value
Nominate contract
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