Nintendo Entertainment System. This was the Nintendo's first and most successful video games console to date and it is estimated that more than 50 million NES consoles have been sold world-wide. The machine is based on 8 bit technology but represented a true leap in technology when introduced in 1985. The NES was superseded by the SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System) in 1990 and is no longer made or supplied.
Nintendo Entertainment System. Puttering little 8bit system responsible for saving the industry, and simultaneously ruling it with an iron fist. It is said that Old Man Yamuchi, the legendary beast who created the NES, had his heart replaced by one of these twenty years ago.
Not Elsewhere Specified. This abbreviation, "nes," appears frequently in classifications, of goods and of industries for example, to encompass all other items in a category that have not been included explicitly.
National Election Studies (NES) conducts national surveys of the American electorate in presidential and midterm election years and carries out research and development work through pilot studies in odd-numbered years.