# NP

## TranslingualEdit

### SymbolEdit

**NP**

- The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Nepal.
- (computer science) The class of problems whose solutions can be checked in polynomial time.

## EnglishEdit

### AbbreviationEdit

**NP**

- notary public
- nurse practitioner
- national park
- (linguistics) noun phrase
- (Internet) now playing.
- (Internet) no problem.
- (South Africa) National Party
- (nanotechnology) nanoparticle.

### NounEdit

**NP** (*uncountable*)

- (computing theory) Abbreviation of "non-deterministic polynomial"; the complexity class of computational problems that a non-deterministic Turing machine can solve in polynomial time.