NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (U.S.)
\nˈaʃənə͡l ɐkˈadəmi ɒv sˈa͡ɪ͡ənsɪz jˌuːˈɛs], \nˈaʃənəl ɐkˈadəmi ɒv sˈaɪənsɪz jˌuːˈɛs], \n_ˈa_ʃ_ə_n_əl ɐ_k_ˈa_d_ə_m_i_ ɒ_v s_ˈaɪə_n_s_ɪ_z__ j_ˌuː_ˈɛ_s]\
Definitions of NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (U.S.)
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A United States organization of distinguished scientists and engineers established for the purpose of investigating and reporting upon any subject of art or science as requested by any department of government. The National Research Council organized by NAS serves as the principal operating agency to stimulate and support research.
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