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/nee'wis/, /n[y]oo'is/ or /n[y]ooz/ Network extensible Window System.

Many hackers insist on the two-syllable pronunciations above as a way of distinguishing NeWS from news (the netnews software).




(1) See Usenet and syndication format.

(2) (NeWS) (Network Extensible Windowing Support) A networked windowing system (similar to X Windows) from Sun that renders PostScript fonts on screen the way they print on a PostScript printer.
References in classic literature ?
Sophia was not greatly pleased with this news, nor with the gentleman who related it; but, as she still imagined he knew her (for she could not possibly have any suspicion of the real truth), she durst not show any dislike.
The Boston Globe was the first paper to receive news by telephone.
It telephones the news over one wire to ten or twelve newspapers at one time.
The Sunday papers printed separate editions as further news came to hand, some even in default of it.
When she repeated Fred's news to Lydgate, he said, "Take care you don't drop the faintest hint to Ladislaw, Rosy.
I am very glad you have brought good news, though Schmidt's death is a heavy price to pay for the victory.
I will go to Meryton," said she, "as soon as I am dressed, and tell the good, good news to my sister Philips.
And that's all the news I've got, except that there's a lot of new Lee- Enfields loose on the eastern end of Ysabel.
The news was told baldly without any remarks upon it, and when there was not enough news it was the fashion to fill up the space with chapters from the Bible.
WHILE difficulties and disasters had been gathering about the infant settlement of Astoria, the mind of its projector at New York was a prey to great anxiety.
Knightley presently, "I have a piece of news for you.
The prince was away for six months, and even those who were most interested in his destiny were able to pick up very little news about him all that while.