nist nist  /ˈnɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs

Usage(s):

  1. But this time Rhee's opponents were not Commu nist invaders.
  2. Propaganda could no longer conceal the fact that the Commu nist regime had relied for much of its strength on the prospect of Russian sup port.
  3. But before their delegations could pack their scuffed suitcases and head West, Moscow thundered its veto of Commu nist participation in the Marshall Plan.

News

  1. NEMA Congratulates Newly Appointed NIST Staff

    National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomes – pending approval by the Department of Commerce and Office of Personnel Management – appointments of Dr. Chris Greer and Dr. David Wollman to posts of Director and Deputy Director of National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office. Greer will also hold title of ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. NESCC Announces Call for New Private-Sector Co-Chair

    Nuclear Energy Standards Coordination Collaborative (NESCC), joint initiative of ANSI and U.S. Department of Commerce's NIST, announced that its Steering Committee is seeking one qualified individual to serve as private-sector co-chair. For this position, applicants are sought who hold senior leadership positions in U.S. commercial nuclear industry. Applicants are expected to have participated ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. NIST Develops New Methodology for Standards Analysis

    The U.S. Department of Commerce ’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released a document outlining a new problem-solving methodology intended to ease the process of designing and implementing voluntary consensus standards.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: American National Standards Institute

Quotes

  1. "The new NIST report is confirmation that the mandatory verified voter trails the DNC and its Voting Rights Institute have championed are vital to restoring the confidence of the American people in their own democracy," Donna Brazile, chair of...
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Donna Brazile Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "My goal from the outset has been to make this milestone in the historic struggle for freedom available to the American people, now and in the future. Working with the National Archives and NIST we not only have the opportunity to upgrade our...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: David Rubenstein Source: Centre Daily Times

  3. "Though I have received assurances from NIST and local officials that the public's safety has not been compromised as a result of this incident, I remain troubled by the prospect that this contamination could have ended up in the local sewer...
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Mark Udall Source: Denver Post

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