NEVIS, or New Exhaust Valve & Intake System, is a type of internal combustion engine developed by Cesare Bortone in cooperation with the University of Perugia which utilizes a unique annular piston design on a sinusoidal cam to produce power.
Nevis is an island in the Caribbean and part of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Nevis may also refer to:
Nevis, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
Housing Units (2000): 199
Land area (2000): 0.935915 sq. miles (2.424009 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.082797 sq. miles (0.214442 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.018712 sq. miles (2.638451 sq. km)
FIPS code: 45340
Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
Location: 46.964279 N, 94.844440 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 56467
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Usage examples of "nevis".
One mage, one of his high-ranking generals—which was probably why Nevis hadn't dared send them away without consulting Tremane—two sergeants, two leftenants, and an assortment of scouts and troopers.
Great h rses in the past had started that way, like Oxo and Ben Nevis which had both won the Grand National, and although Coral Key was unlikely to be of that class, it seemed to me that he, too, had the feel of good things to come.
Great horses in the past had started that way, like Oxo and Ben Nevis, which had both won the Grand National, and although Coral Key was unlikely to be of that class, it seemed to me that he, too, had the feel of good things to come.