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Meaning of National Science Foundation

Na'tional Sci'ence Founda"tion

Pronunciation: [key]
— U.S. Govt. U.S. Govt.
  1. an independent agency of the executive branch, created in 1950, that promotes and supports research and education in the sciences. Abbr.: NSF
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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