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Acis

(ā`sĭs): see GalateaGalatea
, in Greek mythology. 1 Sea nymph, daughter of Nereus and Doris. She was loved by the brutish Polyphemus, a Cyclops who wooed her with love songs; but Galatea loved Acis, the handsome son of a river nymph.
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Acis

blood turned into a “river of ice.” [Gk. Myth.: Metamorphoses]

ACIS

(graphics)
Andy, Charles, Ian's System.

A geometric engine that most CAD packages now use. ACIS uses a sophisticated object-oriented approach for modelling, the data is stored in boundary representation. Acis is owned by Spatial Technologies.

ACIS

(Alan Charles Ian Spatial) A 3D modeling engine from Spatial Corporation, Broomfield, CO (www.spatial.com). ACIS is the 3D kernel used in a wide variety of 3D CAD programs including MicroStation Modeler, CorelCAD and, as of release 13, the venerable AutoCAD.
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"With ACIS joining our partner ecosystem, we look forward to extending our reach in the Canadian marketplace.
Part way through the action, the trees (set by Craig Alfredson) were hoisted, allowing their roots to hang down to suggest secrecy and confusion while also providing a burial place for Acis. As their friends gathered (Damon, sung by Marie Civitarese, and the chorus consisting of CD Saint, Clinton Stoffberg, Heather Molloy and William Alexander Liu), a small green branch descends, connecting to Acis's body as a symbol of the new growth that might come from her corpse and make her immortal.
StnData, MultiStnData, and GridData provide access to ACIS data holdings.
However, Polyphemus, the monstrous cyclops who is also drawn to Galatea, sees the pair together and, enraged with jealousy, kills Acis.
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ACIS System spacers are offered in three axial footprints (12.5, 14 or 16 millimeter widths), eight heights (5-12 millimeters) and three sagittal profiles (lordotic, parallel or convex) to accommodate individual patient anatomy and surgical techniques.
The International Association for Computer and Information Science (ACIS) has initiated the symposium series to serve as an international forum where researchers, engineers, and students can share experiences, findings, and ideas on all aspects of software and network engineering.
As for the rationalization for why the ACIS is called for, he explains, "As you add more exhaust gas and lean mixture out, the mixture is more difficult to ignite, and it burns really slow.
The ACIS programme certifies a candidate who has achieved a level of proficiency required to install, configure and address implementation issues for a specified Avaya product family.
Australian Vix Technology, a provider of payment, billing and communication products, said yesterday it has acquired UK-based ACIS, a market leader in intelligent transport systems, for an undisclosed sum.
David Salmon, technical engineer for Bishop Auckland-based firm, ACIS and his colleague Stephen Liddy, an engineer, recently completed the BPEC Heat Pumps and BPEC Solar Thermal Hot Water courses at City of Sunderland College's Renewable Energy Centre, based at its Hylton Skills Campus.