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Meaning of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Na'tional Ocean'ic and Atmospher'ic Administra"tion

Pronunciation: [key]
— U.S. Govt. U.S. Govt.
  1. a division of the Department of Commerce, created in 1970, that conducts research on the world's oceans and atmosphere. Abbr.: NOAA
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