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Definition of the noun Acis

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Acis is a genus of Atemnidae, described by Canestrini in 1883.

Acis is a genus of Amaryllidaceae.

Acis is a genus of Aves.

Acis is a genus of Paramuriceidae, described by Duchassaing & Michelloti in 1860.

Acis is a genus of Chrysomelidae, described by Dejean in 1835.

Acis is a genus of Tenebrionidae, described by Billberg in 1820.

Acis is a genus of Chrysomelidae, described by Chevrolat in 1837.

Acis is a genus of Galantheae.

Acis is a genus of Chrysomelidae, described by Chevrolat in 1837.


Acis: In Ovid's Metamorphoses Acis was the spirit of the Acis River, which flowed past Akion near Mount Etna in Sicily. According to Ovid's poem, Acis was the son of Faunus and the river-nymph Symaethis, daughter of the River Symaethus. Acis loved the sea-nymph Galatea, but a jealous suitor, the Cyclops Polyphemus, killed him with a boulder. Galatea then turned his blood into the river Acis.


ACIS: The 3D ACIS Modeler is a geometric modeling kernel developed by Spatial Corporation, part of Dassault Systemes. ACIS is used by many software developers in industries such as computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, computer-aided engineering, architecture, engineering and construction, coordinate-measuring machine, 3D animation, and shipbuilding. ACIS provides software developers and manufacturers the underlying 3D modeling functionality.

Phrases with Acis

Phrases starting with the word Acis:

  1. Acis Rosea
  2. Acis Fabrei
  3. Acis Ionica
  4. Acis Broteroi
  5. Acis Hiemalis
  6. Acis Hyemalis
  7. Acis Oporantha
  8. Acis Pulchella
  9. Acis Tingitana
  10. Acis Valentina
  11. Acis Autumnalis
  12. Acis brevimanus
  13. Acis Longifolia

Phrases ending with the word Acis:

  1. genus Acis
  2. Papilio Acis
  3. Strymon acis
  4. Cyaniris Acis
  5. Nomiades Acis
  6. Triphosa Acis
  7. Helicopis Acis

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Google previewOccupational Therapy in Mental Health (2010)

A Vistion for Participation by Catana Brown, Virginia C Stoffel

The ACIS is a formal observational assessment based on the MOHO, which measures a person's performance within a social context (Forsyth et...

The optimum context for carrying out the ACIS is the client's actual environment ( home, school ...

Google previewBeyond Conventional Wisdom in Development Policy (2004)

An Intellectual History of UNCTAD 1964-2004 by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Additionally, ACIS is a powerful tool enabling national authorities or subregional organizations to rationalize and improve the quality of macro-economic transport planning to foster the optimal modal distribution patterns. Other technical ...

Google previewIslamic Higher Education in Indonesia (2013)

Continuity and Conflict by R. Lukens-Bull

ACIS is the major conference for scholars at Islamic colleges and universities in Indonesia. In addition to presenters, invitees included the rectors of all the government institutes and universities of Islamic higher education and the rectors of ...

Google previewMaterials for Advanced Energy Systems and Fission & Fusion Engineering (2003)

by Z G Wang, Z Y Zhu, G M Jin

ACIS is an object oriented, C++ library composed of 35 DLLs. It is the most modern modeling kernel available, integrating wire-frame, surface, and solid modeling with topology. It gives application developers a rich set of geometric operations ...

Google previewSmall and Medium Forest Enterprises in Mozambique (2009)

by Bruno Nhancale

An example of an enterprise association –the Associação Comercial e Industrial de Sofala (ACIS) ACIS is a non-political, autonomous, private, non-profit association founded in 2000. Its aim is to contribute to the promotion and development of ...

Google previewPediatric Critical Care Review (2007)

by Rashed A. Hasan

γ-Aminobutyric acis is the major neuroinhibitory neurotransmitter within the brain. b. Binding to α-sites facilitates binding ...

Google previewTrade Facilitation in Selected Landlocked Countries in Asia (2006)

by United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

ACIS is an Advanced Cargo Information System designed to improve transport efficiency by tracking cargo (rail, road, river) on modes of transport and interfaces (ports, internal clearance depots) (see 12 For further ...

Google previewAdvances in Feature Based Manufacturing (2013)

by J.J. Shah, M. Mäntylä, D.S. Nau

*ACIS is a registered trademark of Spatial Technology Inc. For each generic geometric feature type the library entry specifies 482 3.

Google previewThe Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters (2016)

by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

The romantic longings of the bucolic Polyphemus also form the basis of firstcentury CE Roman poet Ovid's tale about Acis and Galataea (Metamorphoses 13.738– 88). Ovid presents a love triangle with Polyphemus cast as the jealous rival to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Opera Characters (2010)

by Joyce Bourne

Acis (Handel: Acis and Galatea). Ten. A shepherd, in love with Galatea. Killed by the giant Polyphemus. Galatea transforms him into a stream. Creator (1718) unknown. Acis and Galatea (Handel ). Lib. by John ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Acis (Greek) River god. Acis ( Greek) River god.Acis isthe son of Faunas and Marcia, the nymph of the River Stercutus.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1872)

by Henry Watts

CHLOEOSUCCIC ACIS. An acid obtained by the metamorphosis of perchlori- nated succinate of ethyl. (See Succinic Ethbbs.) CHX.OR08T7CCXMTMIDH. See SucciNIMUDH. CHLOBOTEKEBEVI. See Tbrbbhnb. CHX.OROSTn.PHTnt.IC ACID ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

ACIS, in Mythology ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

Acis, a river of Sicily, celebrated by the poets, run- • ning from a very cold spring, in the woody and shady foot of Mount y £tna, ...

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Acis baths

Acid baths, they seem to go on forever in this underground complex

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Scrabble value of A1C3I1S1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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