HyperDic: national_institute_of_standards_and_technology

English > 1 sense of the expression National Institute of Standards and Technology:
NOUNgroupNational Institute of Standards and Technology, NISTan agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs
English > National Institute of Standards and Technology: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs.
SynonymNIST
Part ofTechnology AdministrationAn agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize / maximize the impact of technology on economic growth
Broaderagency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authorityAn administrative unit of government
SpanishNational Institute of Standards and Technology

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