• WordNet 3.6
    • n CIS an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cis A genus of xylophagous coleopterous insects, giving name to a family Cioidæ or Cisidæ. Some are minute beetles which infest the various species of Boleti or mushrooms. The larvæ of others do much harm to books, furniture, wood of houses, etc., by piercing them with small holes. Those which perforate books are popularly known as book-worms.
    • n cis A prefix of Latin origin, signifying ‘on this side of,’ forming adjectives with names of rivers, mountains, etc. In compounds of Roman origin Rome was considered as the point of departure, as in cisalpine, etc.; in modern formations the point of departure varies with the circumstances, as cisatlantic, on this side (whether American or European) of the Atlantic. Opposed to trans- (which see).
    • n cis An abbreviation (in cis θ) for (cos θ + i sin θ): in function theory: as, x = ξ + i η = ρ (cos θ + i sin θ) = ρ cis θ.
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In literature:

Cis looked at every one timidly.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
But the worst of it is Cis has been asked too!
"The Golden Face" by William Le Queux
O Cis, take thou heed of the first evil thought in thine heart, and pray God it lead not to a second.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
Don't you think so, Cis?
"The School Queens" by L. T. Meade
Cis wrote to her there, then.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Some would read "By Cis," and understand by it "St.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
Oh, nonsense, my dear Cis!
"Faith and Unfaith" by Duchess
What a good idea it was of yours, Cis, to have a show.
"A Christmas Child" by Mrs. Molesworth
A'CIS, according to Ovid, a beautiful shepherd of Sicily, loved by Galatea, and crushed to death by his rival the Cyclops Polyphemus.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
Yes, Cis, stick to laymen for the future!
"Alas!" by Rhoda Broughton

In news:

YMCA Runs Afterschool Program At CIS .
Viacom International Media Networks has signed a raft of major deals with broadcasters across Russia, the CEE and CIS markets.
While SAP announces customer wins the water utilities sector, Orcom, an outsourcer of customer information systems (CIS) and billing services, has made available its first hosted service for water utilities.
Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) announced this week that it had filled its annual H-1B visa quota for foreign high-skilled workers.
A second day of a regular meeting of the prime ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is held in the Turkmen capital on Friday.
ABS Jets has expanded its Prague headquarters, in part to meet growing demand from Russian and CIS clients for aircraft management and maintenance.
Head of Columbia Independent School Scott Gibson talks about academics, the new CIS building and the challenges of tough economic times.
More scribbles, the better: data showing tension in pelvic floor muscles during masturbation and orgasm of a 25 year old cis male.
Caller Cis Hinkle guides contra dancers in their steps to the sounds of The Groovemongers of Rochester, N.Y. At Stephens College's Kimball Ballroom on Saturday.
Downloadable pdf of Chapter 4 Metabolism of Trans and Cis Fatty Acid from the book Trans Fats in Food.
Bombardier Business Aircraft currently commands one-third of the business jet market in China, company vice president of sales for Russia, CIS, Asia Pacific, China and Australia Christophe Degoumois said today at Abace.
Metabolism of Trans and Cis Fatty Acid Positional Isomers Compared to Non-Isomeric Fatty Acids.
An-148–The only aircraft program ever launched in the former Soviet Union without direct public funding continues its march toward CIS AP-25 certification, scheduled for next April.
Puget Sound Energy Rolls Out CIS System.
Putin pledges further support for Russia's CIS allies.

In science:

The cis double bond in oleate produces a bend in the hydrocarbon chain.
Amphiphilic Membranes
The (cid:12)rst ATLAS pixel sensor prototypes were fabricated by two manufacturers, CiS (Erfurt, Germany) and Seiko (Chiba, Japan).
Capacitance of Silicon Pixels
Figure  shows the inter-pixel capacitance as a function of applied bias voltage, as measured on Array  from two Structure  devices on a CiS wafer and one on a Seiko wafer.
Capacitance of Silicon Pixels
Measurements from two devices from a CiS wafer and one representative one from a Seiko wafer are shown.
Capacitance of Silicon Pixels
Figure  shows the  MHz inter-pixel capacitance of two representative CiS devices as a function of voltage, both before and shortly after irradiation (i.e., after bene(cid:12)cial annealing but before signi(cid:12)cant onset of reverse annealing).
Capacitance of Silicon Pixels