a product that is made and marketed for use in a small and specialized but profitable market
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[nich] /nɪtʃ/ noun 1. an ornamental recess in a wall or the like, usually semicircular in plan and arched, as for a statue or other decorative object. 2. a place or position suitable or appropriate for a person or thing: to find one’s niche in the business world. 3. a distinct segment of a market. […]
[nich-er-uh n; Japanese nee-chee-ren] /ˈnɪtʃ ər ən; Japanese ˈni tʃi rɛn/ noun 1. (Zennichi; Zenshobo Rencho) 1222–82, Japanese Buddhist monk: founder of Nichiren Buddhism. /ˈniːtʃiːˌrɛn/ noun 1. a Buddhist sect of Japan based on the teachings of the Buddhist priest Nichiren (1222–82), who claimed that the Lotus Sutra contained the only way to enlightenment
[nich-er-uh n] /ˈnɪtʃ ər ən/ noun 1. a doctrine of salvation based on the Lotus Sutra.