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Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS(noun)
an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Having two mutations on two genes on the same chromosome of a homologous pair.
Of the side of the Golgi apparatus nearer to the endoplasmic reticulum.
(properly cis-) Describing a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the same side of the bond.
Cisgender or cissexual: not trans (transgender or transsexual).
Origin: From cis.
CIS was a rugby union side that played matches during 1991 and 1992. The side consisted of members of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The team played four matches, losing all four fixtures. Two matches were played in Moscow, with the other two games being played at away venues. Due to various circumstances, the CIS did not qualify for the 1991 Rugby World Cup.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Hackerism for ‘CIS’, CompuServe Information Service. The dollar sign refers to CompuServe's rather steep line charges. Often used in sig blocks just before a CompuServe address. Syn. Compu$erve.
CSI, ICS, sci, sci., sic
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