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
[nee-sahn, nis-uh n, nee-sahn] /ˈni sɑn, ˈnɪs ən, niˈsɑn/ noun 1. . [nee-sahn, nis-uh n, nee-sahn] /ˈni sɑn, ˈnɪs ən, niˈsɑn/ noun 1. the seventh month of the Jewish calendar. /niːˈsan/ noun 1. (in the Jewish calendar) the first month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the seventh month of the civil year, […]
[nis-uh n] /ˈnɪs ən/ noun 1. a prefabricated, tunnel-shaped shelter made of corrugated metal and having a concrete floor; Quonset hut: first used by the British army in World War I. /ˈnɪsən/ noun 1. a military shelter of semicircular cross section, made of corrugated steel sheet US and Canadian equivalent Quonset hut