Definitions for "Iris "
The goddess of the rainbow, and swift-footed messenger of the gods.
An appearance resembling the rainbow; a prismatic play of colors.
The contractile membrane perforated by the pupil, and forming the colored portion of the eye. See Eye.
A genus of plants having showy flowers and bulbous or tuberous roots, of which the flower-de-luce (fleur-de-lis), orris, and other species of flag are examples. See Illust. of Flower-de-luce.
See Fleur-de-lis, 2.
plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
Insurance Regulatory Information System. A system established and operated by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in the United States to monitor the financial condition of insurers for the purposes of detecting financial distress and preventing insolvency.
See Insurance Information Regulatory System Tests.
Insurance Regulatory Information System. Uses financial ratios to measure insurers' financial strength. Developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Each individual state insurance department chooses how to use IRIS.
Iris is a Texas-based synthpop band, originally named Forgiving Iris.
"Iris" is a song by American alternative rock band the Goo Goo Dolls. It was originally written for the soundtrack of 1998 film City of Angels, and was later included on the band's sixth album Dizzy Up the Girl.
IRIS is a Romanian hard rock band. It was established in 1977 by Ion Dumitrescu (drums), Olteanu (lead solo guitar and vocals) and Emil Lechinţeanu (bass guitar). They achieved huge success, followed by tours throughout Romania and recordings for radio broadcast and is one of the best Romanian rock bands.
Governmental/Military acronym for Infrared Intruder System.
The Infrared Interferometer Spectrometer, one of the Voyager instruments. Jet Propulsion - The engine moves forward by reacting to the momentum of air of gaseous material being forced out of the back of the engine.
Abbreviation for Infrared Interferometer Spectrometer.
Visible on screen as a circle closing down over or opening up on a shot. Seldom used in contemporary film, but common during the silent era of Hollywood films.
A decorative transition in which the image seems to disappear within a growing or diminishing circle. Commonly used in silent films.
Iris is a 2001 film that tells the story of British novelist Iris Murdoch and her relationship with John Bayley. The film contrasts the start of their relationship, when Murdoch (played by Kate Winslet) was an outgoing, dominant individual as compared to her timid and scholarly partner Bayley (played by Hugh Bonneville), and their later life, when Murdoch (now played by Dame Judi Dench) was suffering from Alzheimer's disease and tended to by a frustrated Bayley (played by Jim Broadbent) in their North Oxford home in Charlbury Road.
Iris is an opera in three acts by Pietro Mascagni to an original Italian libretto by Luigi Illica. Its first performance was at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome in 1899.
Keywords:  verna, cristata
Iris cristata and Iris verna
maging iometer for onospheric tudies.
Iris is a character in the Mega Man X series. An alternate universe version of her also appears in the last installment of the Battle Network series, Battle Network 6: Cybeast Gregar/Falzar, and plays a significant role in the storyline.
Thin overlapping plates which can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening.
A metal plate with an opening through which electromagnetic waves may pass. Used as an impedance-matching device in waveguides.
In the sci-fi television show, Stargate SG-1, the iris is a large, metal protective device that opens and closes over Earth's Stargate. The iris was designed by Stargate Command (SGC) to prevent unwanted travelers from emerging through the Stargate's wormhole.
Keywords:  inkjet, swop, imagesetter, proof, tone
A type of DIGITAL PROOF produced by an Iris printer. Because Iris proofs are CONTINUOUS TONE and do not match the standard colors used on printing presses (that is, they do not conform to SWOP standards), Iris proofs are inappropriate for checking color or for contract proofing.
A continuous tone proof. An IRIS is output from an imagesetter using an inkjet.
A certain type of inkjet printer that was first used for reproducing artwork onto fine art papers.
Keywords:  iim, indore, iimi, newest, niche
IRIS is the annual management festival of the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIMI), which is the newest and the most dynamic among the IIM fraternity. An institute that is carving a niche for itself in corporate India, it is characterised by the spirit of initiative. IRIS, was born out of this very spirit.
A workstation manufactured by Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Any graphics workstation manufactured by Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Iris Jasmin absolu Absolute Jasmine Jasminum officinalis
Innovative Research Information System. The UNL University Libraries web site, including the online catalog, licensed databases and journal article indexes, Special Collections finding aids, electronic request forms for online services and information about the Libraries' collections, facilities, services, policies and staff.
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS). Visit the IRIS homepage for more information.
Internet Medical Research Information System-the software through which all IRB applications, reviews and approvals are submitted and through which information is communicated between investigators and the IRB.
Keywords:  irbm, ghadr, iranian, rocket, missile
The IRIS solid propellant rocket is the name of the Iranian rocket will be used to launch satellites. It is an advanced model of the Ghadr-110 IRBM missile. Little is known about the specifications of the missile.
Keywords:  exim, courier, config, mysql, imap
Iris is a CGI script, config samples, and instructions to build an email server with virtual domain support and Web-based account and domain administration. It is based on Exim, Courier IMAP, MySQL, and Perl.
A round, moving mask that can close down to end a scene (iris-out) or emphasize a detail, or it can open to begin a scene (iris-in) or to reveal more space around a detail.
A technique used to show an image in only one small round area of the screen. An Iris-Out begins as a pinpoint and then moves outward to reveal the full scene, while an Iris-In moves inward from all sides to leave only a small image on the screen. An iris can be either a transitional device (using the image held as a point of transition) or a way of focusing attention on a specific part of a scene without reducing the scene in size.
Iris Recognition Immigration System
Immigration Records Information System
Integrated Risk Information System (USA)
Integrated Rehabilitation Information System
Short for "Integrated Risk Information System"; see "U.S. Environmental Protection Agency".
IRIS is the "ID-PRO Redaktions Interface System", a Content- and Site-Management System.
Whether outside or indoors they predict contentment and prosperity.
Information Requirements and Intelligence System
Interrogation Requirements Information System
An Iris foretells of 3 important messages you should take heed of today.
a database of human health effects that may result from exposure to various substances found in the environment
Keywords:  message, indicates, you
indicates that "I have a message for you".