Walking around the site it becomes clear just how much concrete was used in construction during the 1960s - the underground platforms could probably withstand a nuclear assault being protected by slabs several feet thick.
What does NA stand for?
NA stands for Nuclear Assault (band)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
See other definitions of NA
We have 40 other meanings of NA in our Acronym Attic
- Northern Areas (Pakistan)
- Not Acceptable
- Not Alarmed
- Not Analyzed
- Not Applicable
- Not Approved
- Not Assigned
- Not Authorized
- Not Available
- Novice Agility (AKC title)
- Nucleic Acid
- numerical analysis
- Numerical Aperture
- Nurse Assistant
- Nurse Associate
- Experiment Number at CERN
- North Atlantic and Great Lakes (segment of the National Undersea Research Center)
- Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department (University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI)
- Network-Assisted Dynamic Packet Assignment
- Network-Assisted Least-Interference
Samples in periodicals archive:
It was bur ed six feet deep in the prairie to be impervious to nuclear assault.
Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls in the South Pacific endured a 30-year nuclear assault as France "tested" nuclear weapons above ground and later for 21 years beneath the atolls, despite the concerns of those living in the region.
While Smith and Goldblum go on an intricate covert mission to destroy the mother-ship in space, the jaded, failed and miserably Quaid and the rest of the US air fleet launch a fruitless aerial nuclear assault and all but Quaid run out of missiles on smaller 15 mile wide alien ship hovering over the US.
Most people find it difficult to imagine the collapse of the biosphere, or a cataclysmic nuclear assault.
The last time I saw a similar scene was in the Top Hat club in Dun Laoghaire in 1991 when trash metal kings Slayer and Nuclear Assault reduced my hearing by a full 30 per cent.
Presumably, it meant a great deal to the dignity of Hiroshima and Nagasaki's incinerated citizens to reflect that they were being sacrificed not to mad faith, but to the prerogatives of a properly calculated nuclear assault, on the part of a Western power that was only rationally pursuing a marginal military advantage.
Vouchers clearly don't amount to a nuclear assault on the public schools.