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Cis

(sĭs), same as KishKish
, in the Bible. 1 Father of Saul. An alternate form is Cis. 2 Uncle of Saul. 3 Ancestor of Mordecai.
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cis

[sis]
(organic chemistry)
A descriptive term indicating a form of isomerism in which atoms are located on the same side of an asymmetric molecule.

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(1) (CompuServe Information Service) See CompuServe.

(2) (Card Information Structure) A data structure on a PC Card that contains information about the card's contents. It allows the card to describe its configuration requirements to its host computer.

(3) (Contact Image Sensor) A type of scanning sensor used in low-cost scanners that is smaller than a CCD. Although it allows for smaller, lighter scanners to be built, color fidelity and image quality are not as good as CCD. See CCD sensor and CMOS sensor.
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He informed the delegation that CISS is an independent think tank and carries out objective and independent analysis of developments in the fields of strategy and foreign policy.
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There are research problems that require access to computational resources that exceed that of any single site in Canada," said Jonathan Schaeffer, from the U of A's department of computing science, who, along with Paul Lu, created the CISS vision.
This project is allowing us to exploit the spatial heterodyne technology developed while I was at the University of South Carolina and the FAST technology developed by CISS to provide significant UV Raman throughput enhancements thus allowing more widespread use of this valuable spectroscopic technique", said Gomer.
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Ambassador Ali Sarwar Naqvi, Executive Director at CISS, observed that the round table was the first step towards strengthened and sustainable relationship between Pakistan and Russia at the think tanks level.