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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.
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