What does novum mean?

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  1. novum(Noun)

    A new feature.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Novum(noun)

    a game at dice, properly called novem quinque (L., nine five), the two principal throws being nine and five


  1. Novum

    Novum is a term used by science fiction scholar Darko Suvin and others to describe the scientifically plausible innovations used by science fiction narratives. He argues that the genre of Science Fiction is distinguished from Fantasy by the story being driven by a novum validated by cognitive logic. This means that the hypothetical 'new thing' which the story is about can be imagined to exist by scientific means rather than by magic.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Novum

    nō′vum, n. (Shak.) a certain game at dice, in which the chief throws were nine and five.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of novum in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of novum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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