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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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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.
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Comparing conventional MRI and 3D CISS for intraventricular cystic lesions, we found out of 4 (100%) cases of intraventricular cystic lesions, cyst wall was visualised in 2 (50%) of cases on conventional MRI and in all 4 (100%) cases on 3D CISS images.
As mentioned in the introduction, the lack of validated design models for the connection limits the use of the CISS pile.
It is interesting that our patient experienced a reversal of the loss of CISS signal in the middle and apical turns of his left cochlea between 2001 (figure 2, B) and 2006 (figure 2, C).
The CISS developed by Endler and Parker (9) is a 48-item self report measure to assess how much individuals engage in various coping activities during a stressful situation.
Future applications for CISS include helping to unravel the mysteries of the human genome, predicting long-term weather patterns and understanding how to build compounds and devices that are a billionth of a metre in size.
The competitively awarded CISS contract represents new work for NCI.
Naeem Salik, senior fellow at CISS, said Indian statements about its nuclear doctrine were a typical reflection of India's jingoism.
For more information contact a member of CISS on freephone 0800 783 9050.
Executive Director CISS Amb Sarwar Naqvi said the concept of nuclear ban looked fanciful, but was a manifestation of human desire of creating an ideal world.
He will be pivotal in helping us achieve our CISS objectives and creating a results-oriented environment," said Mazzullo.
Executive Director CISS Amb Ali Sarwar Naqvi, while introducing the conference theme, said India's acquisition of advanced weapons system, along with sophisticated missile-defence systems, introduction of technologically advanced and sophisticated nuclear weapons, and provocative war fighting doctrines under a nuclear overhang can only make strategic stability more fragile.
CISS Raw Water pipe line & covering the openings of Chambers by concrete slab and construction of stair at both side of Talgoria Bridge.