Isis



[ahy-sis] /ˈaɪ sɪs/

noun, Egyptian Religion.
1.
a goddess of fertility, the sister and wife of Osiris and mother of Horus, and usually represented as a woman with a cow’s horns with the solar disk between them: later worshiped in the Greek and Roman empires.
[ahy-sis] /ˈaɪ sɪs/
noun
1.
Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria): a radical Sunni Muslim organization whose aim is to restore an Islamic state, or caliphate, in the region encompassing Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, the Palestinian territories, and southeastern Turkey.
/ˈaɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the local name for the River Thames at Oxford
/ˈaɪsɪs/
noun
1.
an ancient Egyptian fertility goddess, depicted as a woman with a cow’s horns, between which was the disc of the sun; wife and sister of Osiris

1. A toolkit for implementing fault-tolerant distributed systems, developed at Cornell and now available commercially
2. A dialect of JOSS.
[Sammet 1969, p. 217].

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