National Academy Of Sciences (NAS)

Business / Agriculture / National Academy Of Sciences (NAS): An institution created by Congress in 1863 to provide science-based advice to the government. The sister organizations associated with the Academy are the National Academy of Engineers, Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. The Academies and the Institute are honorary societies that elect new members to their ranks each year. The bulk of the institutions’ science-policy and technical work is conducted by the National Research Council (NRC), created expressly for that purpose. The NRC’s Board on Agriculture addresses issues confronting agriculture, food, and related environmental topics.

Other Words for National

National Adjective Synonyms: nationwide, country-wide, state, governmental, civil, public, popular, federal
National Noun Synonyms: nationalistic, nationalist, patriotic, jingoistic, chauvinistic
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Out Of The Name

Business / Finance / Out Of The Name: Used in the context of general equities. To no longer have an active trading profile/position in the stock. MORE

Out Of Print

Business / Finance / Out Of Print: Not open on the print. See: Clean. MORE

Out Of Line

Business / Finance / Out Of Line: A stock price that is too high or too low in comparison with similar-quality stocks in the same industry, according to its price/earnings ratio. MORE

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