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Ir

The symbol for iridium.

IR

abbr.
1. information retrieval
2. infrared
3. Sports injured reserve

ir

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Iran

Ir

the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) iridium

IR

abbreviation for
1. (General Physics) infrared
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly, in Britain) Inland Revenue
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Iran (international car registration)

IR

infrared.

Ir

Irish.

Ir


Chem. Symbol.
iridium.

ir-1

,
var. of in- 2 (by assimilation) before r: irradiate.

ir-2

,
var. of in- 3 (by assimilation) before r: irreducible.

Ir.

Ireland.

Ir

The symbol for iridium.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IR - a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum groupIr - a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
2.IR - a board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes
administrative body, administrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilities
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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CBB's CEO for banking operations Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa, in a statement issued today, said that some 1483 money remittance transactions are performed every day in the Kingdom, at an average value of BD 34.5 million, pointing out that a work team comprising the Central Bank of Bahrain and a number of major retail banks in addition to the Bahrain Bankers Society in order to make the necessary arrangements for application of IBAN. Bahrain the 55th country to use this system and the 4th in the GCC after the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the State of Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.
'This system speeds up pass through rates between banks that use IBAN and make them as swift as sending an e-mail,' said Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) executive director Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa.
There has been a lot of talk in the media about banks and IBAN, but some people are still vague about an IBAN actually is.
IBAN is recognised in over 50 countries, but the system is not yet in place in many other areas like Indiaand the Philippines, two of the UAE's major remittance markets.
The IBAN implementation is a good thing, of course.
This aside, his book is as much a study of the colonial service as of the Iban Dayaks themselves, as witnessed by some brilliantly Maugham-ish dialogue: 'Nothing works here except to imagine that you're somewhere else, and that doesn't work either,' notes a jaded district officer, while the wives of local administrators turn to the bottle and dream of the next P&O home.
Kuwait Financial House (KfH) has announced that it has started implementing the IBAN system.
It is remarkable, and rare, to see such a richly written diary, filled with sharp observation of Iban daily life, but also unabashed to write simply on the mundane matters of living in a longhouse as an outsider.
Mr Iban - not his real name - said the money had been donated to "buy credibility" for Ching Hai.
Cramb, however, approaches the study of the indigenous Iban from the perspective of an agricultural economist.
The Iban people of Sarawak, on the island of Borneo, is one of those ethnic groups, and here Postill (media, Sheffield Hallam U.) examines the anthropology of the media that made Iban a nation of "longhouse villages" into part of the Malaysian nation.