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National measurement standard

Standard recognised by a national decision to serve in a country as the basis for assigning values to other standards of the quantity concerned.

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology, the national metrological institute of the USA.

NMI

Often-used English abbreviation for the national metrological institute of a country.

NMi-VSL

Nederlands Meetinstituut - Van Swinden Laboratorium, the national metrological institute of the Netherlands.

Nominal value

See value, nominal.

NPL

National Physical Laboratory, the national metrological institute of UK.

NRC

National Research Council, Institute for National Measurement Standards, the national metrological institute of Canada.