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Symbol, Chemistry.
neon.
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Other definitions for Ne (2 of 6)

NE

abbreviation
Nebraska (approved especially for use with zip code).
northeast.
northeastern.
Biology, Ecology. not evaluated.

Other definitions for Ne (3 of 6)

ne-

variant of neo- especially before a vowel: neencephalon.

Other definitions for Ne (4 of 6)

or ne

[ ney ]
/ neɪ /

adjective
formerly known as (used following the person’s current or recognized name to introduce a previous, usually masculine, name): Harry Houdini, né Erik Weisz.

Origin of

First recorded in 1935–40; from French né, literally “born,” past participle of naître “to be born,” ultimately derived from Latin nātus; see origin at nascent

usage note for né

See née.

Other definitions for Ne (5 of 6)

n.e.

abbreviation
northeast.
northeastern.

Other definitions for Ne (6 of 6)

N.E.

abbreviation
naval engineer.
northeast.
northeastern.
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British Dictionary definitions for Ne (1 of 5)

ne

the internet domain name for
Niger

British Dictionary definitions for Ne (2 of 5)

Ne

the chemical symbol for
neon

British Dictionary definitions for Ne (3 of 5)

NE1

symbol for
northeast(ern)
abbreviation for
Nebraska

British Dictionary definitions for Ne (4 of 5)

NE2

N.E.


abbreviation for
New England

British Dictionary definitions for Ne (5 of 5)

ne-

combining form
a variant of neo-, esp used before a vowelNearctic
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Medical definitions for Ne

Ne

The symbol for the elementneon
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Scientific definitions for Ne

Ne

The symbol for neon.
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