[neel-suh n] /ˈnil sən/
[kahrl ou-goo st] /kɑrl ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA), 1865–1931, Danish composer.
/ˈniːlsən; Danish ˈnelsən/
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 for U.S. market researcher Arthur Clarke Nielsen (1897-1980), founder of A.C. Nielsen Co., which evaluates viewership based on samplings of receiving sets.
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.
- Niemann-Pick disease
[nee-muh n-pik] /ˈni mənˈpɪk/ noun, Pathology. 1. a rare, hereditary lipid-storage disease, occurring primarily among Ashkenazic Jews, in which abnormal lipid metabolism results in enlargement of the liver, spleen, and lymph nodes, and in progressive mental and physical deterioration. Niemann-Pick disease n. An inherited disorder of lipid metabolism characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and enlargement and […]