Nas (born 1973) is the stage name of American rapper Nasir Jones. Nas, NaS, or NAS may also refer to:


* Nasair, a low-cost airline carrier and subsidiary based in Eritrea * National Air Services, an airline in Saudi Arabia ** Nas Air (Saudi Arabia), a low-cost airline carrier and subsidiary of National Air Services * National Airports System, an organization system of larger or important airports in Canada * National Airspace System, an aviation control system in the United States *
Naval air squadron A naval air squadron (NAS) is the title of naval aviation squadrons in some countries. Poland The Polish ''Morski Dywizjon Lotniczy'' #Naval Air Squadron# was formed in 1920 with two ''Escadrille''s# United Kingdom The squadrons of the Fleet Ai ...
, an aircraft-focused unit associated with a navy * Naval air station, a military air base associated with a navy * Norwegian Air Shuttle, an airline in Norway *
National Aviation Services National Aviation Services (NAS) is an aviation services provider headquartered in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The company currently operates at 55 airports through emerging markets countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Background NAS w ...
, an aviation services provider headquartered in Kuwait


* Nihon Ad Systems, a Japanese anime company * No age statement, for a
Scotch whisky Scotch whisky (; sco, Scots whisky/whiskie, whusk(e)y; often simply called whisky or Scotch) is malt whisky or grain whisky (or a blend of the two), made in Scotland. All Scotch whisky was originally made from malted barley. Commercial distil ...


* Nationaal Arbeids-Secretariaat, a trade union federation in the Netherlands 1893-1940 * National Academy of Songwriters * National Academy of Sports (Philippines) * HSE National Ambulance Service of Ireland * National Apprenticeship Service, UK *
National Archives of Scotland The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) is the previous name of the National Records of Scotland (NRS), and are the national archives of Scotland, based in Edinburgh. The NAS claims to have one of the most varied collection of archives in Europ ...
, Edinburgh * National Association of Scholars, US * Former
National Association of Schoolmasters The National Association of Schoolmasters (NAS) was a trade union representing male schoolteachers in the United Kingdom. History The origins of the NAS can be traced back to the formation of the National Association of Men Teachers (NAMT) in 19 ...
, UK * National Association of Seadogs, a Nigerian confraternity *
National Audubon Society The National Audubon Society (Audubon; ) is an American non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservation of birds and their habitats. Located in the United States and incorporated in 1905, Audubon is one of the oldest of such orga ...
, US conservancy organization *
National Autistic Society The National Autistic Society is the leading charity for autistic people and their families in the UK. Since 1962, the National Autistic Society has been providing support, guidance and advice, as well as campaigning for improved rights, serv ...
, UK *
National Salvation Front (South Sudan) The National Salvation Front (NAS) is a South Sudanese militant group led by Thomas Cirillo which has been fighting against the government of South Sudan since March 2017. Background The group is the largest still fighting after the end of t ...
, a militant group * Nautical Archaeology Society, UK * Nord Anglia International School Dubai


Lil Nas X Montero Lamar Hill (born April 9, 1999), known by his stage name Lil Nas X ( ), is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He rose to prominence with the release of his country rap single " Old Town Road", which first achieved viral popul ...
(born 1999), American rapper * Nas Majeed, contestant on the sixth series of ''Love Island'' * Digital Nas (born 1998), American record producer *
Mehmet Nas Mehmet Nas (born 20 November 1979) is a Turkish professional footballer. who plays as a midfielder for Sivas Belediyespor. Club career Nas began his professional career in 1998. He spent six years with Samsunspor before he moved on to capital ...
(born 1979), Turkish footballer * Nesrin Nas (born 1958), Turkish academic * Nuseir Yassin (born 1992), Arab-Israeli Vlogger, creator of ''Nas Daily''


* Lynden Pindling International Airport (IATA airport code NAS), near Nassau, Bahamas * Nas (Ikaria), a village in the Greek island of Icaria


al-Nas Al-Nās or Mankind ( ar, الناس, ''an-nās'') is the 114th and last chapter ('' sūrah'') of the Qur'an. It is a short six- verse invocation. : ۝ Say, "I seek refuge in the Lord of mankind, :۝ The Sovereign of mankind. :۝ The God of man ...
, Islamic scriptural chapter in the Quran *
New American Standard Bible The New American Standard Bible (NASB) is an English translation of the Bible. Published by the Lockman Foundation, the complete NASB was released in 1971. The NASB relies on recently published critical editions of the original Hebrew and G ...
, a 1971 English translation of the Bible * Nordic Asa-Community (Swedish: ''Nordiska Asa-samfundet''), a neopagan organisation in Sweden

Science and technology

* National Academy of Sciences (disambiguation)

Biology, chemistry and medicine

* ''N''-Acetylserotonin, also known as normelatonin, a neurotransmitter * NaS battery, a
sodium–sulfur battery A sodium–sulfur battery is a type of molten-salt battery constructed from liquid sodium (Na) and sulfur (S). This type of battery has a high energy density (its energy density is 5 times that of a lead-acid battery), high efficiency of char ...
* Neonatal abstinence syndrome, a drug withdrawal syndrome found in infants that have been administered drugs * Normative Aging Study, a long-term study of the health effects of aging * Nucleophilic acyl substitution, a reaction in organic chemistry * Nucleophilic aromatic substitution, a reaction in organic chemistry

Computing and networks

* NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division * NetWare Access Server, a Novell product * Network access server * Network-attached storage *
Neural architecture search Neural architecture search (NAS) is a technique for automating the design of artificial neural networks (ANN), a widely used model in the field of machine learning. NAS has been used to design networks that are on par or outperform hand-designed a ...
* Non-access stratum, in wireless networking

Other uses

* National account system, for measuring the economic activity of a nation * Nerve attenuation syndrome, a fictional disease in the movie ''
Johnny Mnemonic "Johnny Mnemonic" is a science fiction short story by American-Canadian writer William Gibson. It first appeared in '' Omni'' magazine in May 1981, and was subsequently included in '' Burning Chrome'', a 1986 collection of Gibson's short fiction ...

See also

* Naas (disambiguation) * Nass (disambiguation) * Naz (disambiguation) {{disambiguation, geo, surname Turkish-language surnames