NRC


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

NRC

abbr.
1. National Research Council
2. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

NRC

(in Canada) abbreviation for
National Research Council

NRC

Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.NRC - an independent federal agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
References in periodicals archive ?
We see the alliance with NRC as the perfect complement to the traditional brokerage, live outcry and web services currently offered."
According to NRC, all 125 fires at 54 of the nation's 65 nuclear sites from January 1995 through December 2007 were classified as being of limited safety significance.
NRC is a provider of performance measurement and improvement services for the healthcare industry, including data that profiles physician, provider and health plan performance.
This project and report were approved by the governing board of the NRC, whose members are drawn from the National Academy of Sciences and other NAS bodies.
In contrast to Ginsberg and Rice (2005), we applaud the insightful and conclusive discussion of the science of perchlorate and the thyroid by the NRC (2005).
Since its inception in 1916, NRC has welcomed and supported world-class researchers who have revolutionized science in Canada and paved the way for research today.
Inside the NRC, the idea of people dodging flames and possibly high radiation areas to try to avert a meltown has raised some eyebrows.
NRC is working to design standard recycling icons like the familiar circling arrows that will be instant recognizable.
The NRC Web site describes how it works: "Fuelled by innovation, the cluster becomes a hotbed of investment and technology transfer.
"NRC has worked very hard to improve its security environment and obtain an A grade.
I have been closely involved with both the NRC and the SAB.