- neither sharp nor flat.
- changed in pitch by the sign ♮.
- being a card other than a wild card or joker.
- (of a set or sequence of cards) containing no wild cards.
- a white key on a piano, organ, or the like.
- the sign ♮, placed before a note, canceling the effect of a previous sharp or flat.
- a note affected by a ♮, or a tone thus represented.
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Origin of natural
OTHER WORDS FROM natural
Example sentences from the Web for natural
“This is not a contest about natural assets or even about naturalness,” Sousa recently told the Venezuelan press.
He had a naturalness in his body that gave him a feeling that when he moved, it seemed so easy—it was so electric and wild.
There was a simplicity, a naturalness in society fifty years ago, that one looks in vain for now.The Old Folks' Party|Edward Bellamy
That you should laugh with such a brilliant imitation of naturalness gives me hopes of you.Mr. Prohack|E. Arnold Bennett
Naturalness is the right union and combination of all the modulations.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue|S. S. Curry
The simplicity, ease, and naturalness of his style are justly admired.A Literary History of the Arabs|Reynold Nicholson
Thus in addition to the literary perfection of his letters, they have the sine qua non of naturalness in perfection also.A Letter Book|George Saintsbury
British Dictionary definitions for natural
- (of a card) not a joker or wild card
- (of a canasta or sequence) containing no wild cards
- (of a bid in bridge) describing genuine values; not conventional
Derived forms of naturalnaturalness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with natural
see under big as life.