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National Hockey League (NHL): A professional league started on november 22, 1917; currently contains 30 teams in the u.s. and canada.
National Grandparents Day: The first Sunday after Labor Day has been declared National Grandparents Day in the United States. The proclamation for the holiday was signed by President Jimmy Carter in 1978. The Septembe . . . View Full Definition
National Grasslands: A type of unit designated by USDA and under Title II of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, permanently held by USDA as part of the National Forest System.
National Geodeticvertical Datum: A fixed reference adopted as a standard geodetic datum for elevations determined by leveling. The datum was derived for surveys from a general adjustment of the first-order leveling nets of . . . View Full Definition
National Hurricane Center (NHC): A branch of the Tropical Prediction Center, it is the office of the National Weather Service that is responsible for tracking and forecasting tropical cyclones over the North Atlantic, Carib . . . View Full Definition
National Futures Association (NFA): The futures industry self-regulatory organization established in 1982.
National Forest Management Act (NFMA) Of 1976: P.L. 94-588 (October 22, 1976) largely amended the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974, which required a national, strategic planning process for renewable resource . . . View Full Definition
National Forest System (NFS): The 192 million acres administered by the Forest Service for multiple use: comprised of 155 national forests (in 117 units) with 187 million acres, 20 national grasslands with 4 million acre . . . View Full Definition
National Foundation For Consumer Credit: A nonprofit organization that seeks to help consumers who have taken on too much debt by helping them work out payment plans and supplying credit counseling.
National Institutes of Health (NIH): The NIH is an important U.S. health agency. It is devoted to medical research. Administratively under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the NIH consists of 20-some separate . . . View Full Definition