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Cis appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Cis, umpires (I arm raise) rip music.
  • Cis, Sal called "Pull-up Dell" a classic!
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Definition of the noun cis

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noun - plural: -

  1. an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991

Definition of the adjective cis

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  1. [biology] Having two mutations on two genes on the same chromosome of a homologous pair.
  2. [chemistry] (properly cis-) Describing a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the same side of the bond.
  3. [context: LGBT] Not trans (transgender or transsexual); cisgender or cissexual.


CIS a.k.a. CompuServe was the first major commercial online service in the United States. It dominated the field during the 1980s and remained a major player through the mid-1990s, when it was sidelined by the rise of services such as AOL with monthly subscriptions rather than hourly rates. Since the purchase of CompuServe's Information Services Division by AOL, it has operated as an online service provider and an Internet service provider. The original CompuServe Information Service, later rebranded as CompuServe Classic, was shut down July 1, 2009. The newer version of the service, CompuServe 2000, continues to operate.


  1. Cis a.k.a. Pat Paterson was an Anglo-Scottish film actress, born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Though she made over 20 films, she is most famous for being the wife of French-born actor Charles Boyer and for the death of their only child, Michael, by self-inflicted gunshot at the age of 21.
  2. Cis a.k.a. Cecilia Jenkins is the sister of Richard Burton.
  3. Cis a.k.a. Edith Barker is the mother of Ronnie Barker.

There are other people with in their name, like Cis Baker, Cis Corman, Cis Peachy and Cis Rundle.


Cis is a fictional character from the 2003 direct-to-video anthology film based on The Matrix trilogy The Animatrix.


  1. Cis is a comune in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 40 kilometres northwest of Trento. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 311 and an area of 5.5 square kilometres.
  2. Cis a.k.a. Canton Island Airport is an airport located on Kanton Island, in the Phoenix Islands, in the Republic of Kiribati. It has a single runway 6,230 feet in length, paved with asphalt.

There are other places with in their name, like Nowy Cis and Stary Cis.


  1. 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.
  2. cis is a gene.
  3. CIS a.k.a. Cinema Italian Style is a film festival.
  4. CIS a.k.a. Stanford University Center for Internet and Society: The Center for Internet and Society is a public interest technology law and policy program founded in 2000 by Lawrence Lessig at Stanford Law School and a part of Law, Science and Technology Program at Stanford Law School. CIS brings together scholars, academics, legislators, students, programmers, security researchers, and scientists to study the interaction of new technologies and the law and to examine how the synergy between the two can either promote or harm public goods like free speech, innovation, privacy, public commons, diversity, and scientific inquiry. CIS strives to improve both technology and law, encouraging decision makers to design both as a means to further democratic values.
  5. Cis a.k.a. cytokine inducible SH2-containing protein is a gene.
    • also known as cytokine-inducible SH2-containing protein, cytokine-inducible inhibitor of signaling type 1B, suppressor of cytokine signaling

Phrases with Cis

  1. CIS-
  2. Cis Afer
  3. Cis Alni
  4. Cis Boxi
  5. Cis Fagi
  6. Cis Leoi
  7. Cis Alter
  8. Cis Baeri
  9. Cis Biroi
  10. Cis Bison
  11. Cis Cedri
  12. Cis duryi
  13. Cis ednae
  14. Cis falli
  15. Cis Filum
  16. Cis Konoi
  17. Cis Lauri
  18. Cis miles
  19. Cis mimus
  20. S-CIS

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Google previewRussia and the West (1999)

The 21st Century Security Environment by Alekseĭ Georgievich Arbatov, Karl Kaiser, Robert Legvold, East-West Institute

The Commonwealth of Independent States: From "Internal" to "International" Borders One confusing thing about the CIS is that there are many kinds of borders to deal with. First, there are inter-state boundaries, which some still think of as ...

Google previewNavigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis (2015)

by Kathleen Costello, Ben W Thrower, Barbara S Giesser

A CIS is a clinical symptom or symptoms that arise from an abnormality in the brain or spinal cord. A CIS can involve one symptom, such as visual loss in one eye, or can involve more that one symptom such as weakness and visual symptoms.

Google previewGynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment (2013)

by Walid E. Khalbuss, Marilee Means

CIS is a rather common source of neoplastic HCGs, but metastatic carcinoma is rarely found in the gynecologic sample.

Large cell CIS is the most likely subtype to occur as described, and the bland chromatin and more abundant cytoplasm ...

Google previewDiscovering Higher Mathematics (2000)

Four Habits of Highly Effective Mathematicians by Alan Levine

[cis is a symbol for cos + /' sin]. Note that 6 is measured counterclockwise from the positive x-axis and we agree that 6 is between 0 and 2ir. = x + yi We'll agree that two complex numbers z - x + yi and w = u + vi are equal iff x = u and y = v. 1.

Google previewde Swiet's Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice (2010)

by Raymond Powrie, Michael Greene, William Camann

and 2 (002°—5 genotypes cause loss of both or-chains from a single chromosome, leading to cis 2-gene deletion orthalassemia known as oro- thalassemia (cis refers to the fact that the two mutations are both on the same chromosome).

Google previewFranchise and Business Opportunity Program Review 1993-2000

Nonetheless, the CIS is the single best source of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2010)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Cis Versus Trans C H cis–fatty acid The H's are on the same side of the H H H C H C H O C O heart disease, cancer, and arthritis; see the list below. Margarine. H O H C H O C double bond, forcing the molecule to assume a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dietary Supplements (Print) (2004)

by Paul M. Coates, M. Coates Paul, Marc Blackman, Marc R. Blackman, Gordon M. Cragg, Mark Levine, Jeffrey D. White, Joel Moss, Mark A. Levine

As a polyene, lycopene readily undergoes a cis–trans isomerization. As a result of the 11 conjugated carbon–carbon double bonds in its backbone, lycopene can be theoretically arranged in 2048 different geometrical configurations ...

Google previewDictionary of Organometallic Compounds (1994)

by Jane E. Macintyre

trans,cis,cis-/or/n. Ice-form Synth, from trans, trans,cis-(orm of Dicarbonyldiiodobis(trimethylphosphine)iron, Fe-00335 by exchanging I2 for Br,.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (2000)

Volume 68 - (Supplement 31) by Allen Kent

CONCEPTS, METHODOLOGIES, AND APPLICATIONS Introduction Computer and information systems (CIS) have become vital to the management of organizations. As a consequence, auditing CIS becomes increasingly important as ...

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Small photo of Wide angle lens image of Tauride Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Home to the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS).Small photo of A big roostert. The Brahma breed has several subspecies. This meat and decorative breed is prevalent, mainly in the CIS countries.Small photo of A big roostert. The Brahma breed has several subspecies. This meat and decorative breed is prevalent, mainly in the CIS countries.Small photo of A big roostert. The Brahma breed has several subspecies. This meat and decorative breed is prevalent, mainly in the CIS countries.Small photo of A big roostert. The Brahma breed has several subspecies. This meat and decorative breed is prevalent, mainly in the CIS countries.Small photo of Two flags of Iran and CIS flag betweenSmall photo of Flags of Ukraine CIS and Turkey. Cloth of flags is 3d rendering, the rest is a photo. More...

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Scrabble value of C3I1S1

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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