[nesh-uh ns, nesh-ee-uh ns, nes-ee-] /ˈnɛʃ əns, ˈnɛʃ i əns, ˈnɛs i-/
lack of knowledge; ignorance.
a formal or literary word for ignorance
1620s, from Latin nescientem (nominative nesciens) “ignorant, unaware,” present participle of nescire “not to know, to be ignorant,” from ne “not” + scire “to know” (see science).
“ignorance,” 1610s, from Late Latin nescientia, from nesciens (see nescient).
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/nɛʃ/ adjective (dialect) 1. sensitive to the cold 2. timid or cowardly adj. “tender, delicate, weak,” now a Northern England dialect word, from Old English hnesce “soft in texture” (cognate with early modern Dutch nesch, Gothic hnasqus), of unknown origin.
language A parallel language loosely based on ML, developed at Carnegie Mellon University by the SCandAL project. NESL integrates parallel algorithms, functional languages and implementation techniques from the system’s community. Nested data parallelism offers concise code that is easy to understand and debug and suits irregular data structures such as trees, graphs or sparse matrices. […]