Nixie


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Nixie

Slang; mail that is returned to the sender because its address is illegible, nonexistent or otherwise nondeliverable.
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The concept of Nixie is brilliant, it is tiny and hence wraps around your wrist like a watch.
SKELMANTHORPE: S Nixie, detached house with parking spaces and formation of parking space to existing house, 182 Commercial Road.
Its electronic-warfare suite consists of the Indra (Madrid, Spain) Aldebaran combined electronic-support-measures and countermeasures suite, four Sippican (Marion, MA) Mk 36 Super RBOC decoy launchers, and the Aerojet Electrosystems (Azusa, CA) AN/SLQ-25 Nixie acoustic-countermeasures system.
According to Boeing, AN/SLQ-25C, also known as Nixie, is an electro-acoustic decoy system that mimics a surface ship s acoustic signature to divert incoming torpedoes.
Features of the 9,000-ton ship are expected to include an AN/SPY-ID/F-like radar capability, eight Harpoon antiship missiles in two quad launchers, two Mk 41 Vertical Launch Systems for Standard SM-2ER surface-to-air missiles, the AN/SPS-67(V)3 surface-search radar, two SRBOC six-barreled Mk 36 Mod 12 chaff/flare launchers, the AN/SLQ-25 Nixie torpedo decoy, and possibly the AN/SLQ-32(V)3 jammer.
Following are summaries of our latest post-analysis, which justified for us the use of NES (Nixie Elimination Service) True Nixies and LACS (Locatable Address Correction Service).
Production will take place at the company's Lemont Furnace and Smithfield facilities and includes five AN/SLQ-25C systems, also known as Nixie.
The defense system will retain the existing AN/SLQ-25 A NIXIE acoustic decoy function.
Other suppression files include a nixie file of undeliverable consumer and business addresses and business and consumer bad debt lists such as Nixie Z, Creditreform and Info Data.
If you have a touch of gray in what is left of your hair, you will remember the old Nixie tubes flashing their bright red numbers on many display panels.
The system is known as Nixie and attracts torpedoes away from intended targets by mimicking a ship s acoustic signature.
Known as Nixie , the system lures torpedoes away from intended targets by mimicking a ship s acoustic signature.