Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names. (adjective)
Assigned to or bearing a person's name. (adjective)
Existing in name only. (adjective)
Of or relating to nominalism. (adjective)
Insignificantly small; trifling. (adjective)
Of or relating to the presumed or approximate value, rather than the actual value. (adjective)
Of, relating to, or being the amount or face value of a sum of money or a stock certificate, for example, and not the purchasing power or market value. (adjective)
Of, relating to, or being the rate of interest or return without adjustment for compounding or inflation. (adjective)
Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun. (adjective)
According to plan or design; normal. (adjective)
Without adjustment to remove the effects of inflation; contrasted with real. (adjective)
Having values whose order is insignificant. (adjective)
A noun or word group that functions as a noun phrase. (noun)
A part of speech that shares features with nouns and adjectives. (noun)
Examples of word nominal
A vote of thanks was passed to little Squire Goodford, the nominal High Sheriff; I say _nominal_, for,
_ -- It is a rough and ready way of giving some idea of the power of an engine or engines on the basis of the number of inches in the area of the cylinder or cylinders, but when the process of taking the diagram of the engine is gone through the term nominal is dropped, and indicated horse-power is then expressed, because it was proved by actual experiment and certainty.
It is true, I have often mentioned a real essence, distinct in substances from those abstract ideas of them, which I call their nominal essence.
It is impossible, therefore, that anything should determine the sorts of things, which we rank under general names, but that idea which that name is designed as a mark for; which is that, as has been shown, which we call nominal essence.
RONALD KADISH, BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE ORGANIZATION: The early indications we have is that everything worked in what we call a nominal mode, which is what is expected.