NRC

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NRC

Abbreviation for:
National Research Council (see there)
net replacement cost Healthcare financing
not recommended for children
not routine care
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (see there)
nutrition-related complications
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Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) -- Rates the ability of a ceiling to absorb sound over a frequency range of 250-2,000 Hz.
High Impact Insulation Class (IIC) and Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) ratings indicate a floorcovering's ability to absorb low levels of airborne noise and reduce sound transmission to rooms below through increased sound insulation, according to the Atlanta-based Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI).
The most common measurement is the noise reduction coefficient (NRC) - the ability of a substance to absorb sound.