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ICS

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Indian Civil Service

-ics

a suffix of nouns that denote a body of facts, knowledge, principles, etc., usu. corresponding to adjectives ending in -ic or -ical: ethics; physics; politics; tactics.
[pl. of -ic, representing Latin -ica]
usage: Nouns ending in -ics that name fields of study, sciences, arts, professions, or the like are usu. not preceded by an article and are used with a singular verb: Acoustics (the science) deals with sound. Politics (the art of government) fascinates me. In certain uses, often when preceded by a determiner like the, his, her, or their, most of these nouns can take a plural verb: The acoustics (the sound-reflecting qualities) of the hall are splendid. Their politics (political opinions) have antagonized everyone.

ICS

International College of Surgeons.
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Furthermore, problems and conflicts during some incidents indicate that fundamental ICS management concepts either are missing or not functioning as designed.
ICS divides organizational responsibilities into five functions: command, operations, planning, logistics, and finance/administration, with each section subdivided to address various specific tasks.
The modular building blocks of ICS allow the organization to expand rapidly as the response to an incident escalates and to shrink as the crisis subsides.
Like standard RTM, the ICS process begins with placing glass reinforcement in a mold-in this case, mounted in a vertical 150-ton press.
The computer-controlled ICS process modulates the speed of the resin being injected into the mold - fast at first, then slower to complete the filling of the tool.
John Moore, APX R&D manager for molded composite manufacturing, stresses the benefits of using an internal release agent with the ICS process.
Like ICS, we're committed to providing superior products and services through innovation, the highest quality standards, and superb customer service.
ICS combines leave administration, disability management, and health management referral services such as wellness, disease management, and employee assistance programs.