[nahy-sahy prahy-uh s, nee-see pree-uh s] /ˈnaɪ saɪ ˈpraɪ əs, ˈni si ˈpri əs/
Also called nisi prius court. a trial court for the hearing of civil cases before a judge and jury.
(English legal history)
(in the US) a court where civil actions are tried by a single judge sitting with a jury, as distinguished from an appellate court
- Niskin bottle
Niskin bottle (nĭs’kĭn) See under Nansen bottle.
National Information Standards Organisation (USA). NISO Standards cover many aspects of library science, publishing, and information services, and address the application of both traditional and new technologies to information services.
probably connected with the Hebrew word _nesher_, an eagle. An Assyrian god, supposed to be that represented with the head of an eagle. Sennacherib was killed in the temple of this idol (2 Kings 19:37; Isa. 37:38).
[neesh] /niʃ/ noun 1. a city in SE Serbia: a former capital of Serbia. /niːʃ/ noun 1. an industrial town in Serbia, in the SE: situated on routes between central Europe and the Aegean. Pop: 203 670 (2002) National Information Services and Systems 1. Naval Investigative Service 2. network information service 3. Newly Independent States