novel novel  /ˈnɑ vəl/


  1. (n) an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
  2. (adj) original and of a kind not seen before
  3. (n) a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction
  4. (adj) pleasantly new or different


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  1. Clint Catalyst, also an associate producer who worked on scripted television and wrote several novels before joining the Top Model staff, says, "We're storytellers.
  2. This season's standout graphic novel focuses on one of the scariest of all horrors: high school.
  3. The city found a novel way of disposing waste; it dumped the waste in a plant that generated electricity while consuming the dumped waste.


  1. Rexahn awarded U.S. patent for novel anti-cancer compounds

    Rexahn Pharmaceuticals announced that it has significantly expanded its intellectual property around a series of novel anti-tumor quinazoline compounds. Rexahn has been issued patent No. 8,404,698 from ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Novel vaccine platform to treat Japanese red cedar tree allergy raises $3M

    A biotechnology company developing a novel vaccine platform to treat people who are allergic to the Japanese Red Cedar and Mountain Cedar trees which holds the potential to combat other allergies has rounded up $3 million, according to a Form D filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Immunomic Therapeutics Inc., a Hershey, Pennsylvania-based [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MedCity News

  3. Novel biomarkers improve diagnosis in rheumatoid arthritis

    ( European League Against Rheumatism ) Data presented at EULAR 2013, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, show that novel antibody biomarkers could significantly improve diagnosis in rheumatoid arthritis.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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  1. Obama, at the time, said he had "proposed a novel way to preserve the strength of the public financing system in the 2008 election."
    on Feb 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: RTT News

  2. "It's not a mainstream film I'm going to make, it's an experimental film," Macdonald said. "I don't think that everybody can write a great novel, and I don't believe that everybody can paint a great picture. But in this instance, people can...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Kevin Macdonald Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "I am very disappointed to hear that my publishers, Random House, have canceled another author's novel, apparently because of their concerns about possible Islamic reprisals," Rushdie said Thursday in an e-mail to The Associated Press. "This...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Salman Rushdie Source: CNN International

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