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NIC

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NIC

Abbr. for “not in the contract.”

noise isolation class (NIC)

A single-number rating derived from measured values of noise reduction between two enclosed spaces that are connected by one or more paths.
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NIC

(1) (Network Interface Card) See network adapter. See also InterNIC.

(2) (New Internet Computer) An earlier Linux-based computer from The New Internet Computer Company (NICC), Palo Alto, CA. The NIC was a pure Web appliance without disk drives, and the OS, Java Virtual Machine and browser all resided on a CD-ROM. An Internet storage service was required to save files, but bookmarks were saved in flash memory. For email, a Web-based service was required. Co-founded in 2000 by Oracle magnate Larry Ellison, the NIC was a new incarnation of the network computer, but it never caught on. See network computer and Internet appliance.


The NIC
The Linux-based New Internet Computer was a pure Web appliance introduced in 2000 at USD $199 sans monitor. Without drives, files had to be stored on an Internet storage service. (Image courtesy of The New Internet Computer Company.)
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NICC was formed as a New York-based, for-profit subsidiary of NAA, which is nonprofit.
Jim's believes in the collaboration between tutor and student-writer that occurs in the NICC Writing Center.
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NICC says it experienced the best July sales ever after a heatwave hit Britain, although sales for August are now down on last year.
AP AdVantage -- successor to the NICC, which AP purchased in October from the Newspaper Association of America -- is on track toward its goal of helping place nearly $400 million worth of newspaper advertising this year, Boccardi said.
The Newspaper Industry Communication Center (NICC) and its electronic insertion order system (eio) streamline the ad-placement process, benefiting the newspaper industry, advertisers, and advertising agencies.
The revamped Odyssey will still retain some of the NICC's religious programming, but that will be trimmed back and scheduled in the midmorning on weekdays and overnight on the weekends.
At Newtyle, near Dundee, the NICC oil pipeline company are to take on 10 more engineers after winning a pounds 750,000 contract with oil giants Amoco.
The Northern Ireland Curriculum Council (NICC) was responsible for drawing up the programmes of study in each area of the curriculum while the Northern Ireland Schools Examination and Assessment Council (NISEAC) supervised the assessment arrangements for the Northern Ireland Curriculum.