ACIS

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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]
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ACIS

(graphics)
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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.

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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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