NCO (plural NCOs)

  1. (electronics) Initialism of Number Controlled Oscillator
  2. (military) Initialism of non-commissioned officer#English|non-commissioned officer.
    • 1989, H. T. Willetts (translator), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (author), August 1914, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ISBN 0-374-51999-4, page 109:
      There was for some reason a shortage not only of regular private soldiers but of officers and NCOs.

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