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, chemical symbol
Cs, symbol for the element cesium.


, chemical compound
CS, chemical compound (orthochlorobenzalmalonitrile) used in riot control and, by the military, as a harassing agent. The compound is dispersed as an aerosol or as a finely divided powder. Exposure to CS causes intense pain in the eyes and upper respiratory tract; the pain spreads to the lungs and gives the sensation of suffocation. In humid weather CS may cause severe blistering of the skin. Heavy exposure to the compound may cause serious lung damage, resulting in death. Nonetheless, CS is less toxic than many other tear gases. CS was first synthesized in the 1920s by Ben Corson and Roger Stoughton; the compound's name is derived from their initials.
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(fluid mechanics)


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1. Abbr. for “caulking seam.”
2. Abbr. for cast stone.
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Adobe Creative Suite

A family of professional multimedia creation and editing tools. Introduced in 2003 and designated with a "CS" prefix such as CS4, CS5, etc., packages ranged from as few as six to more than a dozen applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver. In 2012, CS6 was the last Creative Suite version, and all subsequent versions became available only via subscription (see Adobe Creative Cloud). See Adobe.

computer science

The field of computer hardware and software. It includes systems analysis & design, application and system software design, programming and datacenter operations. For young students, the emphasis is typically on learning a programming language or running a computer with little attention to the study of information and its uses. In order to better deal with business information requirements, students must also be introduced to data administration and database concepts. See information management, information system and IT.
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'It is worth stressing that the role and responsibilities of the Chief of Staff and the method of communication and arranging scheduling between Cabinet members and the President are, in Nigeria, based on the US model, where the same system operates - and has done for decades - in precisely the same way.
Outgoing Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (VCSAFP) Lieutenant General Salvador Melchor Mison Jr.
"Let's be honest, what more could you possibly want from your Chief of Staff? You could have been talking about yourself!"
The chief of staff said they would submit their recommendation to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, and then with the new chief of staff on December, they will present it to President Duterte.
A report by Israel's KAN public television claimed that Eisenkot met Saudi Arabia's chief of staff on the sidelines of the conference.
Geston was Legarda's Chief of Staff for 20 years, according to the senator's separate post.
President Eisenhower, perhaps influenced by his army career, was the first to have a chief of staff. Other presidents followed, although President Carter initially tried to get by without one.
Outgoing Chief of Staff of EUFOR in BiH, Brigadier General Szpisjak thanked Mr.
Lt Gen Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) received in his office at Mu'askar al Murtafa'a on Tuesday Admiral Sir Philip Jones, Chief of the Naval Staff in the United Kingdom (UK) and his accompanying delegation.
Chief of staff Lieutenant General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi also attended the meeting.
RAWALPINDI -- Chairman Joints Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) Committee, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat highlighted the efforts and achievements of Pakistan Armed Forces in counter terrorism domain at Chiefs of Staff session of NATO Military Committee in Brussels.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi (L) bestows Order of the Republic of the First Class on former Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, Colonel General Mahmoud Hegazy (R) on Saturday, December 16, 2017- Press photo CAIRO -- 17 November 2017: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi bestowed the Order of the Republic of the First Class on former Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Colonel General Mahmoud Hegazy in an official ceremony held by the armed forces on Saturday.

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