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
- Nissl substance
Nissl substance (nĭs’l) n. Material consisting of granular endoplasmic reticulum and ribosomes and occurring in nerve cell bodies and dendrites. Also called Nissl body, Nissl granule.