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  1. neo-(Prefix)


  2. neo-(Prefix)

    Having a structure, similar to that of neopentane, in which each hydrogen atom of a methyl group has been replaced by an alkyl group

  3. Origin: From prefix , from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neo-

    a prefix meaning new, recent, late; and in chemistry designating specifically that variety of metameric hydrocarbons which, when the name was applied, had been recently classified, and in which at least one carbon atom in connected directly with four other carbon atoms; -- contrasted with normal and iso-; as, neopentane; the neoparaffins. Also used adjectively

  2. Origin: [Gr. ne`os youthful, new. See New.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neo- in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neo- in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matrix, The:

    Neo Mr. Wizard. Get me the hell out of here.

  2. Matrix, The:

    Morpheus You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.

  3. Matrix, The:

    Trinity The answer is out there, Neo, and it's looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to.

  4. Demetrius Freeman:

    One: I don't speak German. And two: There's a heavy neo-Nazi population in the area, i'm black, so traveling to that part of Germany was, well, very intimidating.

  5. Joseph Stiglitz:

    Neo-liberal market fundamentalism was always a political doctrine serving certain interests. It was never supported by economic theory. Nor, it should now be clear, is it supported by historical experience.

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