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Definition of the noun Actis

What does Actis mean as a name of something?

Actis is a genus of Lycaenidae, described by Karsch in 1895.

Actis is a genus of Arachnida, described by McCook in 1889.


Actis is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California. It is located 6.5 miles north of Rosamond, at an elevation of 2562 feet. It is situated between Mojave and Rosamond at Backus Road and California State Route 14.

  • also known as Gloster; Highberg; Rummington; Actis, California; Gloster, California
  • part of Kern County, California


Who is Actis?

Actis is Eudoxus' daughter.


  1. Actis: In Greek mythology, Actis was one of the Heliadae, a son of Rhodos and Helios. Actis, along with his brothers, Triopas, Macar and Candalus, were jealous of a fifth brother, Tenages's, skill at science. They killed him and Actis escaped to Egypt. According to Diodorus Siculus, Actis built the city of Heliopolis in Egypt to honour his father Helios. It was from him that the Egyptians learned astrology.
  2. Actis a.k.a. Pilodeudorix is a genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. They are found in the Afrotropic ecozone.

Phrases with Actis

Phrase starting with the word Actis:

  1. Actis Mimeta

Phrases ending with the word Actis:

  1. Genus Actis
  2. Astarte Actis
  3. Tamarixia Actis
  4. Pteroptrix Actis
  5. Species Astarte Actis
  6. Species Pteroptrix Actis
  7. Species Aprostocetus Actis
  8. Species Tetrastichus Actis

Other phrases containing the word Actis:

  1. Species Actis Mimeta
  2. Astarte Actis Broweri

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Google previewIntegrated Services Digital Network

by Paul Polishuk, Editor

ACTIS is the second single-chip ISDN processor from VLSI, following the introduction of the VLSI ISDN processor (VIP) in 1995. The VIP chip was jointly designed by VLSI and Hagenuk. Hagenuk is a German company manufacturing ...

Google previewResource Directory for Older People (1996)

by DIANE Publishing Company

ACTIS is a Public Health Service project. Services □ Callers receive free up-to- date information about federally and privately sponsored HIV and AIDS research studies involving patients. □ Upon request, staff will search clinical trials ...

Google previewPrivate Equity in China (2012)

Challenges and Opportunities by Kwek Ping Yong

Actis is a private equity firm that focuses on investments in emerging markets. In 2008 it invested US$103 million in Ambow Education Co. Ltd., one of the leading brands in China's growing education sector, giving it a majority stake. Mr. Lim ...

Google previewSick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired: Living with Invisible Chronic Illness (New Edition) (2000)

by Paul J. Donoghue, Mary E. Siegel Manager: Cynthia Cadden Services: ACTIS is a central resource that provides ...

Google previewThe Commercial Space Age (2003)

Conquering Space Through Commerce by Andrew M. Thorpe

ACTIS is described by its developer as the most versatile CT scanner available for non-destructive testing applications. ACTIS is a variable geometry system. ACTIS source and detectors can be moved closer together or farther apart 276 ...

Google previewThe Report: Egypt 2013 (2013)

by Oxford Business Group

Originally the CDC's PE arm, which later broke off into an independent fund manager, Actis is a UKbased, emerging-market-focused firm with some $1.5bn invested in Africa and regional offices in Cairo, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Lagos.

Google previewGood Manufacturing Practices for Pharmaceuticals (2000)

A Plan for Total Quality Control from Manufacturer to Consumer: Fifth Edition, by D. Nally Joseph

AIDS Clinical Trial Information Service (ACTIS)— Provides information about AIDS and HIV-related trials currently under way throughout the United States. ACTIS is a jointproject of the Centers for Disease ...

Google previewControlling Immigration (1994)

A Global Perspective by Wayne A. Cornelius, Philip L. Martin, James Frank Hollifield

WALTER ACTIS is a sociologist and member of the Madrid-based research team Colectivo loe, which studies migration, social movements, and related issues. Actis collaborated in loe's seminal study of Spain's immigrant population and has ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1976)

Volume 19 - Names as Catalog Entries to Nigeria: Academic Libraries in by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

A feature of the special library scene in Auckland is the Auckland Commercial and Technical Information Service (ACTIS), established in 1971. Based upon the collections of the Commercial and Technical Department of the Auckland Public ...

Google previewA General Bibliographical Dictionary (1837)

by Friedrich Adolf Ebert

ex actis concilii Trid. 8.

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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