National Institute of Standards and Technology(redirected from National Institute for Standards and Technology)
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National Institute of Standards and Technology
A federal research laboratory in the United States. Established in 1901, it conducts research in various scientific fields and has contributed to developments in x-rays, smoke detectors, and pollution control, among other things. It is an agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce.