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Np

Physics.
  1. neper; nepers.
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Np

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. neptunium.
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NP

  1. noun phrase.
  2. nurse-practitioner.
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n.p.

  1. net proceeds.
  2. new paragraph.
  3. nisi prius.
  4. no pagination.
  5. no place of publication.
  6. no protest.
  7. notary public.
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N.P.

  1. new paragraph.
  2. nisi prius.
  3. no protest.
  4. notary public.
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Examples from the Web for np

Historical Examples

  • He looked first np his nostrils, next at his eye, then at his neck to see if he had been bled.

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    R. S. Surtees

  • Richard examined every bucketful of earth as he pulled it np.

    Grif

    B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon

  • Hence if N is the point of contact, NP must be normal to the traced curve.


British Dictionary definitions for np

np1

abbreviation for
  1. printing new paragraph
  2. law nisi prius
  3. no place of publication
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np2

the internet domain name for
  1. Nepal
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Np

symbol for
  1. neper
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the chemical symbol for
  1. neptunium
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NP

abbreviation for
  1. neuropsychiatric
  2. neuropsychiatry
  3. Also: np Notary Public
  4. noun phrase
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np in Medicine

Np

  1. The symbol for the elementneptunium
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NP

abbr.
  1. nurse practitioner
  2. neuropsychiatry
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np in Science

Np

  1. The symbol for neptunium.
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neptunium

[nĕp-tōōnē-əm]
Np
  1. A silvery, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series. It occurs naturally in minute amounts in uranium ores and is produced artificially as a byproduct of plutonium production. Its longest-lived isotope is Np 237 with a half-life of 2.1 million years. Atomic number 93. See Periodic Table.
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