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Definition of the noun iPS

What does iPS mean as a name of something?

Ips is a genus of Curculionidae, described by De Geer in 1775.

Ips is a genus of Curculionidae, described by Fabricius in 1777.

Ips is a genus of Curculionidae, described by Fabricius in 1777.

Other definitions of iPS

What does iPS also mean?


  1. w, Institute for the Psychological Sciences
  2. [medicine] Institute on Psychiatric Services
  3. [computing] Intrusion Prevention System
  4. [computing] [w, Internet Provider Security]
  5. [engineering] Iron Piping Size


iPS a.k.a. Induced pluripotent stem cell: Induced pluripotent stem cells are a type of pluripotent stem cell that can be generated directly from adult cells. The iPSC technology was pioneered by Shinya Yamanaka’s lab in Kyoto, Japan, who showed in 2006 that the introduction of four specific transcription factors could convert adult cells into pluripotent stem cells. He was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize along with Sir John Gurdon "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent.

Phrases with iPS

Phrases starting with the word iPS:

  1. Ips Ater
  2. Ips Atra
  3. Ips pini
  4. Ips Aenea
  5. Ips Fusca
  6. Ips Gigas
  7. Ips Niger
  8. Ips Nigra
  9. Ips Picea
  10. Ips Rufus
  11. Ips Uncus
  12. Ips woodi
  13. Ips Apache
  14. Ips Boleti
  15. Ips Celtis
  16. Ips Dispar
  17. Ips Dubius
  18. Ips Erosus

Phrases ending with the word iPS:

  1. genus Ips
  2. family Ips

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for iPS

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Google previewHow to Write an Investment Policy Statement (2013)

by Rocco DiBruno

A n IPS is a written document outlining the process for a plan sponsor's investment-related decision making. Its purpose is to describe, formally, how investment decisions are related to a plan's goals and objectives, as well as to document the ...

Google previewMastering FreeBSD and OpenBSD Security (2005)

by Yanek Korff, Paco Hope, Bruce Potter

An IPS is an active version of an IDS. Rather than simply...

Google previewIntelligent Software Methodologies, Tools and Techniques (2015)

13th International Conference, SoMeT 2014, Langkawi, Malaysia, September 22-24, 2014. Revised Selected Papers by Hamido Fujita, Ali Selamat

NNbased IPS is a high non-linear mapping between Si and Li. However NN- based IPS is limited by its slow convergence and easy trapping into local minimum. In addition, the NN model will fail when an environmental change occurs [23, 24].

Google previewComputer Safety, Reliability, and Security (2008)

27th International Conference, SAFECOMP 2008 Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, September 22-25, 2008 Proceedings by Michael Douglas Harrison, Mark-Alexander Sujan

Intrusion Prevention Systems An IPS is a security device that monitors malicious activity and reacts in real-time by...

An IDS is a passive device that monitors activity whereas an IPS is an active device that blocks potential malicious activity.

Google previewSingapore Perspectives 2010 (2010)

A Home, Heart, Horizon by Tarn How Tan

Today, IPS is a think-tank within the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. It seeks to cultivate clarity of thought, forward thinking and a big-picture perspective on issues of critical national interest ...

Google previewEmpire of the Beetle (2011)

How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug Are Killing North America's Great Forests by Andrew Nikiforuk

Unlike the predatory mountain pine beetle, the Ips is an opportunist that takes out individually stressed or injured pinyons. The male leads the attack and then is joined by four or five females along with the usual crew of mites, nematodes, and ...

Google previewSee MIPS Run (2010)

by Dominic Sweetman

IPS is the most elegant among the effective RISC architectures; even the competition thought so, as evidenced by the strong MIPS influence to be seen in later architectures like DEC's Alpha and HP's Precision. Elegance by itself doesn' t get ...

Google previewFar Left of Center (1988)

The American Radical Left Today by Harvey Klehr

IPS is a loose-knit, chaotic place. In a profile of the group in the Washington Post (July 30, 1986), Sidney Blumenthal wrote, "Amid such persistent accusations that the institute is a conspiratorical nest of Marxist- Leninists, the place more ...

Google previewNonprofit Asset Management (2012)

Effective Investment Strategies and Oversight by Matthew Rice, Robert A. DiMeo, Matthew Porter

An effective IPS is the anchor to ...

Google previewWiley Pathways Network Security Fundamentals (2007)

by Eric Cole, Ronald L. Krutz, James Conley

An IPS can be host-based or network-based. It can use attack signatures or anomalies as the basis for blocking traffic. One potential drawback to an IPS is that false positives will prevent legitimate network traffic.

Google previewIssues in Nursing by Specialty: 2011 Edition (2012)

The researchers concluded: “IPS is an effective tool and should be used from nurses for the early detection of haematology-oncology patients who are susceptible to the onset of a healthcare-associated infection.” Apostolopolou and ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2016)

by Steven G. Rogelberg

Gaining a clear and comprehensive understanding of the domain of relationshipbuilding IPS is somewhat more difficult. Here, skills that are common across most frameworks include selfpresentation, social influence, flexibility, empathy, team ...

Google previewThe Audio Dictionary (2011)

Third Edition, Revised and Expanded by Glenn D. White, Gary J. Louie

ips and give acceptable results for noncritical use. The nab, feeling it was about time to set some standards for tape recording, adopted the 15-ips tape speed and the Ampex-designed de-emphasis curve as ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Surfing (2005)

by Matt Warshaw

retroactively tabulated into a midseason IPS ratings sheet, with five events still to come; in January of the following year, Peter Townend was announced as the 1976 IPS world champion.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Indianapolis (1994)

by David J. Bodenhamer, Robert G. Barrows

The court enjoined IPS to reassign staff and faculty, revise transfer policies, and negotiate with suburban school corporations for the transfer of minority students. Concluding that UNIGOV had fostered segregation by expanding the city limits to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002)

by David Levinson

The surveillance officer monitors the offender closely, ensuring compliance with IPS conditions, while the probation officer provides counseling and access to social services based on the client's particular needs. The surloads in ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

Human hair follicle cells were reprogrammed to iPS cells by the induced expression of microRNA miR-302 to a level >1.3-fold of that found in certain human embryonic stem cell lines. It appears that miR-302 targeted a number of epigenetic ...

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Scrabble value of I1P3S1

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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