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sib

 (sĭb)
n.
1.
a. A blood relation; a relative.
b. A person's relatives considered as a group; kinfolk.
2. A brother or sister; a sibling.
3. Anthropology A kinship group consisting of two or more lineages considered as being related, as by common descent from a mythic ancestor.
adj.
Related by blood; kindred.

[Middle English sibbe, from Old English sibb; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.]

sib

or

sibb

n
1. (Genetics) a blood relative
2. a brother or sister; sibling
3. (Anthropology & Ethnology) kinsmen collectively; kindred
4. (Anthropology & Ethnology) any social unit that is bonded by kinship through one line of descent only
[Old English sibb; related to Old Norse sifjar relatives, Old High German sippa kinship, Latin suus one's own; see gossip]

SIB

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Banking & Finance) (the former) Securities and Investments Board

sib

(sɪb)

adj.
1. related by blood; akin.
n.
2. a relative; kinsman or kinswoman.
3. one's kin.
4. Anthrop. a unilateral descent group.
[before 900; Middle English sib(e), sibb(e), Old English sib(b) (orig. adj.), c. Old Frisian sib, Old High German sippi related, Old Norse sifjar (pl.) relatives, Gothic sibja relationship; compare gossip]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sib - a person's brother or sistersib - a person's brother or sister  
family unit, family - primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"
half blood - one of siblings who have only one parent in common
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
quad, quadruplet - one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
quin, quint, quintuplet - one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
triplet - one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
twin - either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
2.sib - one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
References in classic literature ?
Here come I to my own again Fed, forgiven, and known again Claimed by bone of my bone again, And sib to flesh of my flesh
It also features a preview of the SIBS Newsletter, with access to a full sample issue for viewing or printing.
SIBs delivered by Stratus include code for algorithm, comparison, distribution, log call info, screen, service data management, status notification, translation, user interaction, and verification.
Manitobas landmark SIB will focus on vulnerable children and youth who are in contact, or at risk of coming into contact, with the child welfare system, said Fielding.
On the evidence so far, SIBs have not been an unqualified success.
In its quest to minimise risks from SIBs, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) has announced new 'bail-in' rules that require total loss absorbing capacity of at least 16 to 20 per cent of risk weighted assets.
Most importantly, this Note is the first to propose how government officials implementing SIBs can overcome the traditional obstacles facing privatization schemes--both through the structure of SIBs and through additional contractual solutions.
Though ever-increasing in popularity, (12) SIBs are nonetheless a relatively new phenomenon: The first one began in Britain in 2010.
The aim of the evaluation is to identify lessons which could inform future SIB or Payment by Results schemes.
One of the things that you learn quickly about working with sibs is that these are life span issues.
Just like with your sibs, give each other space and privacy when needed.
The purpose of this paper is to present a study of the mechanical and rheological properties of a semicommercial SIBS triblock copolymer and its blends with PS.