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- abbr. National Institute of Standards and Technology
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- National Institute of Standards and Technology
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- n. an agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs
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NIST is not only the best source of such research in the U.S.; they are the best single source in the world.
Constituencies and political support aside, NIST is a very important entity that may fit uneasily within Commerce but would be an even poorer fit anywhere else. low-tech cyclist Says:
NIST is considered as one of the reputed Engineering Colleges in Orissa.
Finally, I went out to Boulder to give a talk to Dave Wineland's group in NIST labs.
The Secretary mentioned that both of them had done work with NIST, which is our technology division within the Commerce Department.
The Appropriations Committee also approved another $15 million for NIST, which is based in
Clearwell also provides one-click filtering of data within EnCase images by NSRL database list (commonly known as NIST list) and custom known file lists, significantly reducing downstream processing and review costs.
The open-source software, called NIST's Integrated Colony Enumerator (NICE), takes a digital image that has been loaded into a computer and counts colonies grown from single pneumococcal cells.
The lab was first suspended by NIST, which is charged with auditing labs on the EAC's behalf through its National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program.
And now what they're doing -- NIST, which is an organization that the government has set up to investigate the fireproofing of the building and whether it was sufficient -- this is what the families want to know -- they are testing the steel under simulated conditions, similar to the very, very intense flames that occurred after these two jetliners that were filled with fuel exploded within the buildings to see whether or not a half-an-inch was sufficient.