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
The numerical value of CIS in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of CIS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When agents show up to CIS for a criminal investigation, they should never be impeded. That is obstruction of justice.
People don't want to use cash these days in the CIS but rather to do deals which fit more with the new geopolitical situation. There are a lot of assets which could be swapped for other assets.
The campaign and the administration have used other material of ours so I'm delighted that they are using that immigration actions list, but there's a difference between using CIS' material as source of important research and CIS actually having a direct operational link to the administration.
We still think the authorities are likely to accept the economic requirements for a weaker currency, (But) the option looking least likely is that they do the CIS model of the last 18 months - Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan - where they float the currency, because President Buhari has been strongly identified with holding the currency where it is at 200 to the dollar.
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