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NBS

National Bureau of Standards: part of the US Department of Commerce, now NIST.
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NBS

1. Abbr. for “National Bureau of Standards.”
2. Abbr. for “natural black slate.”
3. Abbr. for “New British Standard.” NC Abbr. for “noise criterion.”
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NBS

(National Bureau of Standards) See NIST.
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NBS should account for multiple interests (in particular environmental, societal, and economic ones) and promote sustainability.
Founded in 1984, NBS provides a wide variety of voice, data, and Internet services to a diverse customer base that includes residential, small business, and large corporate clients.
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NBS joined forces with the British Army in 2003 to offer soldiers from the rank of corporal upwards and officers the chance to study an online programme that helps them become more effective in current roles, preparing them for life outside the armed forces.
In the deal between Internet provider Livedoor and NBS, Japanese authorities and other opinion makers have been incensed by the fact that Lehman Brothers lent acquisition money to Livedoor, making it a hidden and major stakeholder.
Japan's Fuji Television Network has offered to purchase more shares of radio broadcaster Nippon Broadcasting System (NBS) and turn it into a subsidiary.
Fuji TV said in January it wanted to reverse the "distorted" cross-shareholding that enables investors with a controlling stake in NBS to influence its decisions.
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I write to thank your readers who have donated blood or bone marrow to the National Blood Service (NBS) over the past year for their support and to persuade others to become donors as well.