from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. noncommissioned officer

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  • Number Controlled Oscillator.
  • non-commissioned officer.


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  • Ashley was on his way to retrieve an NCO from a local work detail.

    Bane Ashley

  • This camp will be very good, if the new German NCO is up to his task.

    Work Camp 296/L & 233/L

  • The NCO is part of another America — an America that the media elite is blind to and alienated from.

    The Media and the Military

  • That's why we have things called NCO's that will square him away after training.

    A Soldier's Story: Army recruit blogs on Christmas leave

  • He – the NCO, that is – complains about a continuing shortfall of equipment.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • "The NCO is the key to our success during training and deployment," said Wood.

    Blackanthem Military News

  • Four hundred million times a year, employees of a little-known company called NCO dial the telephone "just to talk."


  • Yet even today there are those amongst them who capitalize on their glory and advance on their blood and losses and to do their best to put them down and to keep them hidden in the closet and those are the ones stuck in the ranks of E5 and E6's, the true Crusty Ol'NCO's and 03's and 04's Crusty Ol'OIC's!!


  • ( "NCO"), a global provider of business process outsourcing services, announced the deployment of a proprietary integration software, the NCO Systems Integrator ( "SI"), which tightly integrates multiple systems for greater efficiency and effectiveness.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • ( "NCO"), a leading provider of best-in-class business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions, has been ranked as the #1 finance and accounting

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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