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Ne

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. neon.
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NE

  1. Nebraska (approved especially for use with zip code).
  2. northeast.
  3. northeastern.
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ne-

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

N.E.

  1. naval engineer.
  2. New England.
  3. northeast.
  4. northeastern.
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ne plus ultra

[nee pluhs uhl-truh, ney; Latin ne ploo s oo l-trah]
noun
  1. the highest point; acme.
  2. the most intense degree of a quality or state.
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Origin of ne plus ultra

1690–1700; < New Latin, Latin nē plūs ultrā (may you) not (go) further beyond (this point)
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British Dictionary definitions for ne

ne

the internet domain name for
  1. Niger
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Ne

the chemical symbol for
  1. neon
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NE1

symbol for
  1. northeast(ern)
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abbreviation for
  1. Nebraska
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NE2

N.E.

abbreviation for
  1. New England
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ne-

combining form
  1. a variant of neo-, esp used before a vowelNearctic
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ne plus ultra

noun
  1. the extreme or perfect point or state
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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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Word Origin and History for ne

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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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ne in Medicine

Ne

  1. The symbol for the elementneon

ne in Science

Ne

neon

[nēŏn′]
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