ISS


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ISS

1. Abbrev. for interstellar scintillation. See scattering.
2. Abbrev. for International Space Station.

ISS

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But I was to learn that the Martian smile is merely perfunctory, and that the Martian laugh is a thing to cause strong men to blanch in horror.
Did not her mighty messenger, the ancient Iss, bear you upon her leaden bosom at your own behest to the Valley Dor?
The pursuit of Thurid carried me along the edge of the sea toward the mouth of the Iss.
I peg of you yourself not to mix in vot is not your business
It is wondrous work to get them both here at all, and even if we do not succeed in luring him to the ground, we shall have accomplished much.
It is what I would know," said the officer, and with a curt command to his men to follow him he turned and left the cell.
In all lands where life is a hazard lightly played with and lightly flung aside, men turn, almost automatically, to gambling for diversion and relaxation.
Any direction is as good as any other, only west is best.
So I do, as far as sympathizing goes, but I think the fault is yours, Meg.
And whatever is to be learned from it," she added, aside to me, "I'm sure I don't know
My father he told me the tale time an' again, an' this is the way
It is better, of course, to be on the outskirts of Dover than actually in it, but when you have said that you have said everything.