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adjective

Chemistry
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: the cis isomer of stilbene Compare with trans1.
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  • But ultraviolet light converts the molecule to the cis isomer, in which both propellers are on the same side.
  • Examples of stereoisomers include the cis and trans isomers of the alkenes.
  • For example, the cis double bond at the centre of the fatty chain in erucamide and oleamide appears vital for slip performance.

Origin

Independent usage of cis-.

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cis 2 Line breaks: cis

adjective

Short for cisgender. we do not make arbitrary distinctions between trans and cis women
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  • They're also implicitly acknowledging that gender is never fixed, it is never a constant for anyone, cis or trans.
  • To witness black cis women and trans women support one another is indeed a radical representation of the possibilities of black solidarity.
  • Cooper's take on masculinity is that all of us—male or female, trans or cis—take it for granted, fail to question it, and thus are "complicit" with it.

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CIS 3 Line breaks: CIS
Pronunciation: /siːʌɪˈɛs/

abbreviation

Commonwealth of Independent States.

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