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nominal

/nom·i·nal/ (nom´ĭ-n'l) pertaining to a name or names.

nominal

Cardiac pacing adjective Referring to a set of parameters which are usually values that adequately pace most patients; a pacemaker can be programmed to nominal parameters noun The value of a setting at which a device will operate optimally under normal conditions. See Cardiac pacing.
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OBJECT -ernominals; in the Rafael corpus, we find 18 PERSON nominals and 17 OBJECT -er-nominals from 1;8 to 2;10.
Whereas the child shows a constant growth of deverbal nominals, the historical development of deverbal -ernominals is--even though progressing as well--more oscillating (cf.
For both denominal and deverbal PERSON nominals, the member of types is significantly increasing over time (deverbal PERSON: p = 0.
A comparison with the bases of the OBJECT nominals in Figure 13 shows roughly the same development until 1900: a constant rise of denominal and deverbal OBJECT types.
Data from the corpus of spontaneous -er-coinages in child language (Meibauer 1995a) A Nominals total 2;0-2;11 3;0-3;11 4;0-4;11 Total 35 94 90 B Base 2;0-2;11 3;0-3;11 4;0-4;11 Nominal base 17 16 9 Verbal base 14 50 46 C Morph.
To allow exact comparison, 28 -er-nominals with bases other than nominal or verbal were subtracted from Wellmann's corpus.
Another 80 nominals that could not be classified as belonging to one or only one of these concepts were not taken into account.
State motor vehicle departments are big users of nominal numbers when issuing drivers' license numbers and vehicle registration tags.
Young children are surrounded by nominal numbers, perhaps even more so than cardinals or ordinals.
If we stretch the word nominal just slightly, we can derive denominator.