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AcronymDefinition
NVNevada (US postal abbreviation)
NVNaamloze Vennootschap (Dutch: Limited Liability Company)
NVNon-Vintage (champagne)
NVNavy
NVNight Vision
NVNapa Valley (California)
NVNVIDIA (graphics card maker)
NVNot Voting (US Congress; list of members silent on a roll call)
NVNew Vision
NVNon-Volatile
NVNetVision (Israeli ISP)
NVNature Valley
NVNach Vereinbarung (German: to be agreed)
NVNoise and Vibration (vehicle performance)
NVNeedle Valve
NVNaval Vessel
NVNorwalk Virus
NVNominal Voltage
NVNo Overflow
NVNorthview Elementary (Olathe, Ks)
nVNanovolt
NVNetwork Variable
NVNeighborhood Vehicle
NVNon Vital
NVNonvernalized (biology)
NVNikhil-Vinay (Indian music composers)
NVNobilis Vir (Latin: Noble Man, epigraphy)
NVNoble Vitae (comic)
References in classic literature ?
But is it the custom for the officers in the English navy to place themselves at the service of their female compatriots when they land in a port of Great Britain, and carry their gallantry so far as to conduct them ashore?
Other men there were ready and able to add to the treasure of victories the British navy has given to the nation.
The profession, either navy or army, is its own justification.
There are few among the gentlemen of the navy, I imagine, who would not be surprised to find themselves in a house of this description.
It seems also improper, that one person should execute several offices, which was approved of at Carthage; for one business is best done by one person; and it is the duty of the legislator to look to this, and not make the same person a musician and a shoemaker: so that where the state is not small it is more politic and more popular to admit many persons to have a share in the government; for, as I just now said, it is not only more usual, but everything is better and sooner done, when one thing only is allotted to one person: and this is evident both in the army and navy, where almost every one, in his turn, both commands and is under command.
However, we were to have a "battery of guns" from the Navy Department (as per advertisement) to be used in answering royal salutes; and the document furnished by the Secretary of the Navy, which was to make "General Sherman and party" welcome guests in the courts and camps of the old world, was still left to us, though both document and battery, I think, were shorn of somewhat of their original august proportions.
I suspected at once that he was a naval officer; I don't know why, but it is difficult to mistake a navy man.
The Army and Navy Stores are a bond of union between all who dwell between the river and St.
From the far north another force was moving south across the barrier cliffs--the new navy of Talu, Jeddak of Okar, coming in response to the call from the warlord.
He had to smile at that; but in extenuation of his act he assured me that it was quite customary for prime ministers to give their personal attention to the building of imperial navies; "and this," he said, "is the imperial navy of his Serene Highness, David I, Emperor of the Federated Kingdoms of Pellucidar.
The Army and the Navy are the same thing, any way, and we are always glad to give a Navy man a hint as to how we are getting on.
Her navy was so small that it was the laughing stock of the world; nor did she attempt to strengthen her navy.