a private organization
, created by an act of Congress (1863), that furthers science and advises the U.S. government on scientific and technical issues. Abbreviation:
Abbreviations & Acronyms
Nassau [Bahamas] International Airport
National Academy of Sciences
National Airspace System
National Audubon Society
naval air station
network access server
no added salt
nonindigenous aquatic species
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