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ns

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nanosecond; nanoseconds.
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Other definitions for ns (2 of 6)

Ns

Meteorology. nimbostratus.

Other definitions for ns (3 of 6)

NS

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

Other definitions for ns (4 of 6)

n/s

not sufficient.

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n.s.

abbreviation
not specified.

Other definitions 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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