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ns

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nanosecond; nanoseconds.

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Words nearby ns

Definition for ns (2 of 6)

Ns

Meteorology. nimbostratus.

Definition for ns (3 of 6)

NS

abbreviation

not sufficient (funds).
Nova Scotia, Canada (approved for postal use).
nuclear ship.

Definition for ns (4 of 6)

n/s

not sufficient.

Definition for ns (5 of 6)

n.s.

abbreviation

not specified.

Definition for ns (6 of 6)

N.S.

abbreviation

New Style.
Nova Scotia.
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British Dictionary definitions for ns (1 of 3)

ns

abbreviation for

new series
not specified

British Dictionary definitions for ns (2 of 3)

NS

abbreviation for

New Style (method of reckoning dates)
not sufficient or not satisfactory
(esp in postal addresses) Nova Scotia
nuclear ship

British Dictionary definitions for ns (3 of 3)

N/S

abbreviation for

non-smoker: used in lonely hearts columns and personal advertisements
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