INS

or I.N.S.


Immigration and Naturalization Service.
International News Service, a news-gathering agency: merged in 1958 with United Press to form United Press International.

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Definition for ins (2 of 3)

Origin of in

before 900; 1925–30 for def 28; Middle English, Old English; cognate with German, Dutch, Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Gothic in, Old Norse ī, Latin in, Greek en, Lithuanian į

Definition for ins (3 of 3)

ins.

inches.
Chiefly British. inscribed.
insulated.
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British Dictionary definitions for ins (1 of 6)

INS

abbreviation for

International News Service

British Dictionary definitions for ins (2 of 6)

In

the chemical symbol for

indium

British Dictionary definitions for ins (3 of 6)

IN

abbreviation for

Indiana

British Dictionary definitions for ins (4 of 6)

ins.

abbreviation for

inches

British Dictionary definitions for ins (5 of 6)

Word Origin for in

Old English; compare Old High German in, Welsh yn, Old Norse ī, Latin in, Greek en

British Dictionary definitions for ins (6 of 6)

in2

the internet domain name for

India
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Medical definitions for ins

In

The symbol for the elementindium
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Scientific definitions for ins

In

The symbol for indium.
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Idioms and Phrases with ins

in

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