Main definitions of nebule in English

: nebule1nebule2

nebule1

noun

Pharmacology
rare
  • A trademark for: a container for a pharmaceutical adapted for inhalation by means of a nebulizer or atomizer; such a container and its contents; the contents themselves.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense).

Pronunciation

nebule

/ˈnɛbjuːl/

Main definitions of nebule in English

: nebule1nebule2

nebule2

noun

Architecture
rare
  • A moulding of a wavy or serpentine form.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Peter Nicholson (1765–1844), architectural writer and mathematician. Apparently from French nébulé nebuly; however, compare French nébules (plural) architectural moulding of a wavy form.

Pronunciation

nebule

/ˈnɛbjuːl/