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NG

1.
Chemistry, nitroglycerin.
2.
Anatomy, nasogastric.

ng

1.
nanogram; nanograms.

N.G.

1.
National Guard.
2.
New Guinea.
3.
no good.

n.g.

1.
no good.
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British Dictionary definitions for NG

ng

abbreviation
1.
Nigeria

NG

abbreviation
1.
(in the US) National Guard
2.
New Guinea
3.
Also ng. no good
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Word Origin and History for NG
n.g.
abbreviation of no good, attested from 1838; variant n.b.g. for no bloody good is first recorded 1903.
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NG in Medicine

ng abbr.
nanogram

NG abbr.
nerve growth factor

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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Slang definitions & phrases for NG

NG

adjective

No good: She is NG/ This gadget's ng, so give me another one (1839+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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NG in Technology

networking
The country code for Nigeria.
(1999-01-27)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for NG

ng

nanogram

NG

  1. nasogastric
  2. National Guard
  3. natural gas
  4. newsgroup
  5. no good
  6. nose guard
  7. not good
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