ness ness  /ˈnɛs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a strip of land projecting into a body of water

Usage(s):

  1. It brought busi ness for the community.
  2. What strikes modern readers of Genji most surprisingly is its up-to-date-ness.
  3. Eating bison may have helped save the animals, but it does raise the danger that managed herds will become domesticated and lose their distinct bison-ness.

News

  1. Friday Morning Constitutional: A Van Ness Facelift

    In Friday's morning links: changes to 100 Van Ness, a prolific burglar, the end of the Chestnut Street Grove, headshots in Oakland, a forgotten cemetery, the Fog speaks and a rad Vine. [ more › ]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: SFist

  2. NESS hosting educator course

    NESS will host a one-day professional development/training opportunity for teachers and sailing instructors.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Westerly Sun

  3. Mayor Ness 'Cleans and Greens' City Parks

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth Mayor Don Ness rolled up his sleeves Wednesday afternoon to help make one city park a cleaner place to play.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Northland's News Center

Quotes

  1. "When we weren't signed to EMI and didn't have a contract, that threw up all this mad(ness)," said Yorke. "In a way, your possibilities are endless and limitless and meaningless. You actually suddenly have -- I don't know why, it doesn't make...
    on May 27, 2005 By: Thom Yorke Source: SouthFlorida.com

  2. "I thought he looked comfortable back there," Childress said. "I didn't see any jittery-ness."
    on Sep 9, 2007 By: Brad Childress Source: USA Today

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