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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nom·i·nal /ˈnɑmənḷ, ˈnɑmnəl/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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. Nominal attendance on lectures.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nom·i·nal, n.
 1. A nominalist. [Obs.]
 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. )

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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: insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is
         informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of
         resistance"; "a tokenish gesture" [syn: token(a), tokenish]
      3: pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a
         noun; "nominal phrase"; "noun phrase"
      4: being value in terms of specification on currency or stock
         certificates rather than purchasing power; "nominal or
         face value" [ant: real]
      5: named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative
         shares of stock" [syn: nominative]
      6: being such in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of
         his party" [syn: titular]