is-
or iso- combining form Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek, from isos equal 1. equal ; homogeneous ; uniform <
isentropic
>
2. isomeric <
isocyanate
>
3. for or from different individuals of the same species <
isoagglutinin
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • .is — Introduced 1986 TLD type Country code top level domain Status Active Registry ISNIC Sponsor ISNIC …   Wikipedia

  • Is — Is, v. i. [AS. is; akin to G. & Goth. ist, L. est, Gr. ?, Skr. asti. [root]9. Cf. {Am}, {Entity}, {Essence}, {Absent}.] The third person singular of the substantive verb be, in the indicative mood, present tense; as, he is; he is a man. See {Be} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Is- — See {Iso }. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Is- — Iso I so , Is Is [Gr. i sos equal.] A prefix or combining form, indicating identity, or equality; the same numerical value; as in isopod, isomorphous, isochromatic. Specif.: (a) (Chem.) Applied to certain compounds having the same composition but …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • is — See: SUCH AS IT IS, THAT IS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • is — See: SUCH AS IT IS, THAT IS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • is — I. Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German ist is (from sīn to be), Latin est (from esse to be), Greek esti (from einai to be) present third singular of be dialect present first & second singular of be dialect present …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • IS — information system; interswitch …   Military dictionary

  • IS — abbreviation information system …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Is — abbreviation see Isa …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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