cisatlantic
adjective Date: 1785 of, relating to, or characteristic of the side of the Atlantic Ocean regarded as the near side

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cisatlantic — Cis at*lan tic, a. [Pref. cis + Atlantic.] On this side of the Atlantic Ocean; used of the eastern or the western side, according to the standpoint of the writer. Story. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cisatlantic — ☆ cisatlantic [sisat lan′tik ] adj. on this (the speaker s) side of the Atlantic …   English World dictionary

  • cisatlantic — /sis euht lan tik/, adj. on this (the speaker s or writer s) side of the Atlantic. [1775 85, Amer.; CIS + ATLANTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • cisatlantic — cis·at·lan·tic || ‚sɪsÉ™t læntɪk adj. on this (from the speaker s point of view) side of the Atlantic Ocean …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cisatlantic — [sɪsət lantɪk] adjective on the same side of the Atlantic as the speaker …   English new terms dictionary

  • cisatlantic — cis•at•lan•tic [[t]ˌsɪs ətˈlæn tɪk[/t]] adj. on this (the speaker s or writer s) side of the Atlantic • Etymology: 1775–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • cisatlantic — adj. on this side of the Atlantic …   Useful english dictionary

  • cis- — prefix Etymology: Latin, from cis more at he 1. on this side < cislunar > < cisatlantic > 2. usually italic cis < cis dichloroethylene > compare trans 2b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cis- — 1. a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin meaning on the near side of (cisalpine); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (cisatlantic). 2. Chem. a specialization of this denoting a geometric isomer having a pair of identical… …   Universalium

  • cis- — 1) aff. a prefix occurring in words meaning “on this side of” or “a place on this side of” the thing or place specified by the base word: cisatlantic; cislunar[/ex] 2) chem. aff. a prefix used in the names of chemical compounds that are geometric …   From formal English to slang

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