nanometer; nanometers.
nautical mile.


New Mexico (approved especially for use with zip code).
Grammar. noun modifier.


or N. Mex.

New Mexico.
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Related Words for nm

knot, NM

Examples from the Web for nm

Contemporary Examples of nm

  • Other cities facing similar risks: Phoenix; Albuquerque, NM Heidi Cullen is the author of The Weather of the Future.

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    5 Cities Vulnerable to Extreme Weather

    Heidi Cullen

    September 1, 2010

  • Grower-producers can be identified by the tiny RM on their labels, versus the NM for négociants-manipulants.

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    Designer Champagne

    Amy Cortese

    December 29, 2009

Historical Examples of nm

  • Quam atrciter75 dmictum sit exitus docuit: nm hostium bell superfuit; quem quisque in pgnand cperat locum, eum miss anim1 tegbat.

    Selections from Viri Romae

    Charles Franois L'Homond

  • As shown in Figure 207, a strong unconformity (nm´, Fig. 207) parts the schists and the Algonkian.

    The Elements of Geology

    William Harmon Norton

British Dictionary definitions for nm


abbreviation for

nautical mile


N. Mex.

abbreviation for

New Mexico
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nm in Medicine



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