noun 1. an alliance of former Soviet republics formed in December 1991, including: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Abbreviation: C.I.S. noun 1. a loose organization of former Soviet republics, excluding the Baltic States, formed in 1991 CIS
noun 1. an ordinary year of 365 days; a year having no intercalary period.
- Commodore 1570
storage Commodore Business Machines’s allegedly “advanced” disk drive for use with the C128. It is basically a 1541 with the capability to use “burst loading” (like the Commodore 1571), and lots of new bugs. The Commodore 1571 was a double-sided version of the 1570. (1996-04-07)
- Commodore 1541
storage The best known floppy disk drive for the Commodore 64. The 1541 was a single-sided 160 Kb drive but converting to flippy disks would give another 160 Kb. The disk drive used Group Code Recording and contained a 6502 processor as a disk controller. Some people wrote code for it to vibrate the head […]