from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation no charge
  • abbreviation no credit
  • abbreviation North Carolina

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  • noun The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for New Caledonia.
  • abbreviation US North Carolina, a state of the United States of America.
  • abbreviation computing theory Nick's Class, the complexity class of decision problems solvable in polylogarithmic time using a polynomial number of processors
  • abbreviation law Nolo contendere, no contest, a plea in criminal cases.
  • abbreviation No change.
  • abbreviation linguistics noun class.
  • abbreviation US (aviation) prefix code for NASA research cargo plane designations

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  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies


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