Definitions of nominal:
  • adjective:   insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)
    Example: "The fee was nominal"
  • adjective:   being value in terms of specification on currency or stock certificates rather than purchasing power
    Example: "Nominal or face value"
  • adjective:   pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun
    Example: "Nominal phrase"
  • adjective:   relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    Example: "The Russian system of nominal brevity"
  • adjective:   being such in name only
    Example: "The nominal (or titular) head of his party"
  • adjective:   named; bearing the name of a specific person

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