Np

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Physics.

neper; nepers.

Np

Symbol, Chemistry.

NP

noun phrase.

n.p.

net proceeds.
new paragraph.
nisi prius.
no pagination.
no place of publication.
no protest.
notary public.

N.P.

new paragraph.
nisi prius.
no protest.
notary public.
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Examples from the Web for np

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

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

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British Dictionary definitions for np

np

1

abbreviation for

printing new paragraph
law nisi prius
no place of publication

the internet domain name for

Nepal

Np

symbol for

neper

the chemical symbol for

neptunium

NP

abbreviation for

neuropsychiatric
neuropsychiatry
Also: np Notary Public
noun phrase
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Medicine definitions for np

Np

The symbol for the elementneptunium

NP

abbr.

nurse practitioner
neuropsychiatry

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Science definitions for np

Np

The symbol for neptunium.

neptunium

[nĕp-tōōnē-əm]

Np

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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