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cis1 British & World English

Denoting or relating to a molecular structure in which two particular atoms or groups lie on the same side of a given plane in the molecule, in particular denoting an isomer in which substituents at opposite ends of a carbon-carbon double bond are on the same side of the bond

cis2 British & World English

Short for cisgender.

CIS British & World English

Commonwealth of Independent States

cis- British & World English

On this side of; on the side nearer to the speaker

CIS New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Commonwealth of Independent States

cis-2 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

denoting a type of isomer

Commonwealth of Independent States British & World English

A confederation of independent states, formerly constituent republics of the Soviet Union, established in 1991. The member states are Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

CIS in Commonwealth of Independent States British & World English

A confederation of independent states, formerly constituent republics of the Soviet Union, established in 1991. The member states are Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

cisgender British & World English

Denoting or relating to a person whose self-identity conforms with the gender that corresponds to their biological sex; not transgender

maleic acid British & World English

A crystalline acid made by distilling malic acid, used in making synthetic resins