JIST


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AcronymDefinition
JISTJorhat Institute of Science and Technology (India)
JISTJoint Integrated SATCOM (Satellite Communications) Tool
JISTJuneau Information Service Technology
JISTJoint Integrated Satellite Communications Technology
JISTMaybe you're looking for the word 'Gist' meaning the central idea?
JISTJoint Imagery Soft-copy Trainer
JISTJSF Integrated Subsystems Technology
JISTJoint Interagency Support Team
References in classic literature ?
IT'S on my visiting cards sure enough (and it's them that's all o' pink satin paper) that inny gintleman that plases may behould the intheristhin words, "Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt, 39 Southampton Row, Russell Square, Parrish o' Bloomsbury." And shud ye be wantin' to diskiver who is the pink of purliteness quite, and the laider of the hot tun in the houl city o' Lonon -- why it's jist mesilf.
The truth of the houl matter is jist simple enough; for the very first day that I com'd from Connaught, and showd my swate little silf in the strait to the widdy, who was looking through the windy, it was a gone case althegither with the heart o' the purty Misthress Tracle.
And it was the nixt mornin', sure, jist as I was making up me mind whither it wouldn't be the purlite thing to sind a bit o' writin' to the widdy by way of a love-litter, when up com'd the delivery servant wid an illigant card, and he tould me that the name on it (for I niver could rade the copperplate printin on account of being lift handed) was all about Mounseer, the Count, A Goose, Look -- aisy, Maiter-di-dauns, and that the houl of the divilish lingo was the spalpeeny long name of the little ould furrener Frinchman as lived over the way.
Tracle," says he, that he did, "isn't this gintleman here jist his reverence Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt, and isn't he althegither and entirely the most particular frind and acquaintance that I have in the houl world?"
I'm for killin' him -- and didn't he kill old Hatfield jist the same way -- and don't he deserve it?"
But what I say is this: it ain't good sense to go court'n around after a halter if you can git at what you're up to in some way that's jist as good and at the same time don't bring you into no resks.
De angels is gwine to 'mire you jist as much as dey does 'yo mammy.
De preacher said it was jist like dey done in Englan' one time, long time ago.
Now, Missis, she wanted me to do dis way, and she wanted me to do dat way; and, finally, I got kinder sarcy, and, says I, `Now, Missis, do jist look at dem beautiful white hands o' yourn with long fingers, and all a sparkling with rings, like my white lilies when de dew 's on 'em; and look at my great black stumpin hands.
'I wish to make a wery few remarks in addition to wot has been put for'ard by the honourable gen'l'm'n as has jist give over,' said Mr.
Nobody's cut him out, and it 'ud ha' been jist the wery same for him if the young lady had never seen Mr.
but it’s idle to talk of sich vanities, while the bell is calling us to mateing jist as we shall he called away unexpictedly some day, when we are the laist calkilating.