Nixie

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Nixie (U. S. Mail Service) A piece of mail matter which cannot be delivered, either because no post office exists at the place to which is it addressed, or because there is no place of the name mentioned in the designated State, Territory, or the like.
    • Nixie Nothing. "Doth Job fear God for naught ?"
    • Nixie See Nix.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nixie Same as nix.
    • n nixie Same as nix.
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Usage

In literature:

While he hesitated the nixy spoke, called him by his name, and asked him why he was so sad.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Various
Though he regarded Nils's desire to record the Nixy's strains as absurd, he offered to teach him to play.
"Boyhood in Norway" by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
One day she says she will; the same evenin' she says nixy.
"The Four Million" by O. Henry
BEOWULF SEEKS THE MONSTER IN THE HAUNTS OF THE NIXIES.
"Beowulf" by Unknown
The teasing motive of the nixie returns while the trumpet sounds a shadowy echo of its phrase, again to dying peal of bells.
"Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies" by Philip H. Goepp
Next day his body was found floating on the lake by some woodcutters, and the nixie of the Mummel-lake was seen no more.
"Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine" by Lewis Spence
Nine of these water nixies I killed.
"Northland Heroes" by Florence Holbrook
While he hesitated the nixy spoke, called him by his name, and asked him why he was so sad.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Well, come out of the water, you little Nixies, and let us see about our grand feast!
"Five Mice in a Mouse-trap" by Laura E. Richards
Her face was flushed and her nixie eyes were dancing to the mischief she contemplated.
"An Orkney Maid" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
She has a kind of nixie, tantalising, bewitching charm that would drive a crowd mad.
"A Singer from the Sea" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
The German Nixy was, no doubt, a later form of the old Norse water-god Nikke.
"Storyology" by Benjamin Taylor
Conscience said obey Monsieur, but heart said nixy!
"Wings of the Wind" by Credo Harris
A little behind them he saw Nixie, shading a lamp with her hand.
"Jimbo" by Algernon Blackwood
Thus the mysterious nixie swam up and down the lake ten or twelve times, in the profoundest silence.
"The Children of the World" by Paul Heyse
I am a night-bird, and your Rothenburg moonlight in addition to the Tauber-nixy will not allow me to rest just yet, I am sure.
"A Divided Heart and Other Stories" by Paul Heyse
The nixies' charm would utterly fail if tried on me.
"No Surrender" by E. Werner
He reached a miniature lake, embosomed among proud, old firs, its surface glassy as a mirror held aloft by the nixies to the sky.
"'Gloria Victis!'" by Ossip Schubin
You may as well quit right here as far as I am concerned, for nixy a line of roast goes that you push out about me.
"My Life" by Josiah Flynt
But on this nixy moonlight night, This old canis did just right.
"Poetical Ingenuities and Eccentricities" by Various
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In news:

Human 'Nixie' Clerks Divine Addresses.
Readers Al and Mercia Hobson, with granddaughter Nixie Fae, 5, used a savvy blend of salvage and sweat equity to redo their kitchen.
Nixie tubes gave way to LED displays in the 1970s.
Today, using old tubes and modern chips, some people build their own Nixie tube clocks such as this one.
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In science:

So P ⊂ P ′ × P ′′ , P ′ ⊂ Bn−k , P ′′ ⊂ B k , and ϑ(P ′′ ) is a single point of C k , while ϑ(P ′ ) is not contained in any proper hypersurface P nixi = constant with ni ∈ Z.
Integration in valued fields
Since the fundamental class of u(C ) is a multiple of the null class βn , and C is connected, ρn ◦ u is a constant map; we i=1 nixi , where ni ∈ N+ such that P ni = n, and xi are distinct.
The Cohomological Crepant Resolution Conjecture for the Hilbert-Chow morphisms
Here the formal summation P di [nixi ] is sub ject to the constraints di ∈ N, P di = d, ni ∈ N+ and P ni = n.
The Cohomological Crepant Resolution Conjecture for the Hilbert-Chow morphisms
Also, [nixi ] represents the multiplicity-ni 0-cycle supported at xi , and di is its weight; thus di [nixi ] 6= [dinixi ] and 0[xi ] is non-trivial.
The Cohomological Crepant Resolution Conjecture for the Hilbert-Chow morphisms
Let ξ = ([u, C, pi ], (ya )) ∈ (β ,η) , with hc([u]) = Pl i=1 di [nixi ].
The Cohomological Crepant Resolution Conjecture for the Hilbert-Chow morphisms
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