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National Science Foundation

noun, U.S. Government.
1.
an independent agency of the executive branch, created in 1950, that promotes and supports research and education in the sciences.
Abbreviation: NSF.
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(NSF) A US government agency that promotes the advancement of science by funding science researchers, scientific projects and infrastructure to improve the quality of scientific research. The NSFNET is funded by NSF.
(http://nsf.org/).
(1999-01-15)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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