[nee-el-oh] /niˈɛl oʊ/
noun, plural nielli
[nee-el-ee] /niˈɛl i/ (Show IPA)
a black metallic substance, consisting of silver, copper, lead, and sulfur, with which an incised design or ground is filled to produce an ornamental effect on metal.
ornamental work so produced.
a specimen of such work.
a print on paper made from an incised metal plate before the application of niello and associated especially with 15th-century Italy.
verb (used with object), nielloed, nielloing.
to decorate by means of niello; treat with niello or by the niello process.
noun (pl) -li (-lɪ), -los
a black compound of sulphur and silver, lead, or copper used to incise a design on a metal surface
the process of decorating surfaces with niello
a surface or object decorated with niello
verb -los, -loing, -loed
(transitive) to decorate or treat with niello
[neel-suh n] /ˈnil sən/ noun 1. Carl August [kahrl ou-goo st] /kɑrl ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA), 1865–1931, Danish composer. 2. Informal. . /ˈniːlsən; Danish ˈnelsən/ noun 1. Carl (August) (karl). 1865–1931, Danish composer. His works include six symphonies and the opera Masquerade (1906) in reference to popularity ratings of TV and radio programs, 1951, named […]
noun 1. an estimate of the total number of viewers for a particular television program, expressed as a percentage of the total number of viewers whose television sets are on at the time and based on a monitoring of the sets of a preselected sample of viewers.
[nee-muh n; Polish nye-men] /ˈni mən; Polish ˈnyɛ mɛn/ noun 1. Polish name of .
- Niemann-pick cell
Niemann-Pick cell Nie·mann-Pick cell (nē’män’-) n. A rounded or polygonal mononuclear cell with indistinctly or palely staining, foamlike cytoplasm that contains numerous droplets of sphingomyelin; it is characteristic of Niemann-Pick disease. Also called Pick cell.