CIS


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (1.)

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.

CIS

(standard, programming)

CIS

(networking)

CIS

(business)

CIS

(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.
References in periodicals archive ?
- On the work of the CIS Statistical Committee on the organization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indicators monitoring in the CIS region
CIS Benchmarks and CIS Controls are consensus-based guides curated by security practitioners and are focused on performance, not profit.
To determine whether the apoptotic effects of Cis and AE were mediated by the caspase-dependent apoptosis pathway, the Cis-, Cis + AEL-, and Cis + AEH-treated cells were analyzed using western blotting of intracellular full length and cleaved PARP, caspases 3, 7, and 9, and Bax and Bcl-2 (Figure 4).
In particular, the CIS Council of Defense Ministers was forced to intervene in the civil war in Tajikistan.
Shields and cash prizes were awarded to those employees who had contributed to the success of CIS last year.
What Magalong wants this time, is to use the same successful formula that made the CIS effective in exposing criminal elements and their illegal activities but also maintain the CIDG's non-partisan status.
cooperation of the CIS countries in renewable energy and the priority action plan for its implementation, agreements on cooperation
The nonvacuum method is the cheapest and the easiest to deposit the CIS and CIGS absorber layers on an industrial scale.
For CIS, this means its personnel exhibit solid teamwork, a high level of safety awareness and implementation of rigorous HSE standards.
Amanie Advisors recently registered its new subsidiary - Amanie Advisors CIS in Astana, Kazakhstan.
CIS is a comprehensive cardiovascular medical practice that specializes in preventing, detecting, and treating heart and vascular disease.