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Ne

Symbol, Chemistry.
1.
neon.

NE

1.
Nebraska (approved especially for use with zip code).
2.

ne-

1.
variant of neo- especially before a vowel:
neencephalon.

n.e.

N.E.

1.
naval engineer.
2.
New England.
3.

ne plus ultra

[nee pluhs uhl-truh, ney; Latin ne ploo s oo l-trah] /ˈni ˌplʌs ˈʌl trə, ˈneɪ; Latin ˈnɛ ˌplʊs ˈʊl trɑ/
noun
1.
the highest point; acme.
2.
the most intense degree of a quality or state.
Origin of ne plus ultra
1690-1700
1690-1700; < New Latin, Latin nē plūs ultrā (may you) not (go) further beyond (this point)
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ne

abbreviation
1.
Niger

Ne

Chemical symbol
1.
neon

NE1

symbol
1.
northeast(ern)
abbreviation
2.
Nebraska

NE2

abbreviation
1.
New England

ne-

combining form
1.
a variant of neo-, esp used before a vowel: Nearctic

ne plus ultra

/ˈneɪ ˈplʊs ˈʊltrɑː/
noun
1.
the extreme or perfect point or state
Word Origin
literally: not more beyond (that is, go no further), allegedly a warning to sailors inscribed on the Pillars of Hercules at Gibraltar
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ne plus ultra

"utmost limit to which one can go," Latin, literally "no more beyond;" the motto traditionally inscribed on the Pillars of Hercules.

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Ne in Medicine

Ne
The symbol for the element neon.

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Ne in Science
Ne  
The symbol for neon.
neon
  (nē'ŏn')   
Symbol Ne
A rare colorless element in the noble gas group that occurs naturally in extremely small amounts in the atmosphere. It glows reddish orange when electricity passes through it, as in a tube in an electric neon light. Neon is also used for refrigeration. Atomic number 10; atomic weight 20.180; melting point -248.67°C; boiling point -245.95°C. See Periodic Table.
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