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sis

 (sĭs)
n. Informal
Sister.

sis

(sɪs)
n
informal short for sister

sis

(sɪs; siːs) or

sies

interj
informal South African an exclamation of disgust
[Afrikaans, possibly from Khoi]

SIS

abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Also called: MI6 (in Britain) Secret Intelligence Service
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in New Zealand) Security Intelligence Service

sis

(sɪs)

n.
sister.
[1825–35, Amer.; shortened form]

-sis

a suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it was used to form from verbs abstract nouns of action, process, state, condition, etc.: aphesis; thesis.
[< Greek]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sis - a female person who has the same parents as another personsis - a female person who has the same parents as another person; "my sister married a musician"
big sister - an older sister
female sibling - a person's sister
little sister - a younger sister
half sister, half-sister, stepsister - a sister who has only one parent in common with you
Translations

sis

n (inf)Schwesterherz nt (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Why, pap and mam and sis and Miss Hooker; and if you'd take your ferryboat and go up there --"
Him de syfe and de spade what Massa Will sis pon my buying for him in de town, and de debbils own lot of money I had to gib for em.
Using proprietary gathering tools, SIS is now able to provide a range of high-quality, pre-match, in-running and post-match data feeds and products tailored to bookmakers' needs, with further developments to come.
Information displayed on SIS Com displays strategically placed throughout the department, as well as proactive notifications via text or email, has been shown to eliminate over 50% of phone calls in the perioperative department.
Fyfe, who has written about the SIS and testified on behalf of Yagman's suits, said the detectives' violent confrontations are not justified.
SIS V3 is a completely redesigned, updated version of Windhover's database of pharmaceutical, biotech, and device and diagnostic industry transactions executed since 1991, plus market analysis.
ATLANTA, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SIS Software, LLC (formerly Strategic Information Solutions) has been named by Microsoft to the 2008 Microsoft Dynamics President's Club.
Yagman also said the lawsuits claim that the Los Angeles City Council has encouraged the SIS unit's tactics by paying fines levied in previous lawsuits against individual officers.
Since 1992, SIS has provided industry-standard financial and operational software from Microsoft Dynamics, along with training services and ongoing customer care.
The decision to leave SIS was a very difficult one, given its growth prospects and momentum in the marketplace," stated L'Heureux.
The combined resources will enable SIS to join software and hardware, such as cameras, scanners, workstations, networks, and printers to provide customers with totally integrated photographic imaging system solutions.
In recent months, SIS has facilitated an impressive number of on-time, on-budget "Go-Lives" led by a recently enhanced SIS Customer Care organization.