• synonyms


  1. nanometer; nanometers.
  2. nautical mile.
  3. nonmetallic.
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  1. New Mexico (approved especially for use with zip code).
  2. Grammar. noun modifier.
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or N. Mex.

  1. New Mexico.
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Related Words for nm

knot, NM

Examples from the Web for nm

Contemporary Examples of nm

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
  1. nautical mile
  2. nanometre
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N. Mex.

abbreviation for
  1. New Mexico
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nm in Medicine


  1. nanometer
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