Definitions for "Ibis "
Keywords:  wading, egyptian, bird, beak, slender
Any bird of the genus Ibis and several allied genera, of the family Ibidæ, inhabiting both the Old World and the New. Numerous species are known. They are large, wading birds, having a long, curved beak, and feed largely on reptiles.
A sacred ancient Egyptian bird possessing a white body and black head and tail. It was believed by the Egyptians to be the incarnation of Thoth.
wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills
Ibis is an efficient and flexible Java-based programming environment for Grid computing, in particular for distributed supercomputing applications. It boosts RMI performance using several optimizations, especially to avoid the high overhead of runtime type inspection that current RMI implementations have. It therefore comes with a highly efficient serialization implementation.
The goal of the Ibis project at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is to provide an efficient and flexible Java-based programming environment for Grid computing. Ibis provides several communication models, including a highly efficient RMI implementation.
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Acronym for the Illinois Bibliographic Information Service. This includes a collection of databases available for locating magazine and journal artilces. Available on the Staley Library home page under "Quick Links".
Ibis, subtitled "the International Journal of Avian Science", is the peer-reviewed scientific journal of the British Ornithologists' Union. Topics covered include ecology, conservation, behaviour, palaeontology, taxonomy and new species. The current editor (2006) is Dr.
Integrated Bounty Information Systems
Integrated background information system. Developed for and used in implementation of uniform caregiver background check legislation and ch. HFS 12 Admin. Codes.
The Imager on Board the INTEGRAL Spacecraft (IBIS) is a coded mask instrument designed for high angular resolution (12 arcmin, but source location down to 1 arcmin) imaging in the energy range from ~20 keV to ~10 MeV. Its total field of view is ~30 x 30 degrees with an uniform sensitivity within the central ~10 x 10 degrees.
Ibis is a single extant poem written in elegiac couplets by the Roman poet Ovid. In its entirety it is a vitriolic attack on a person unknown and unnamed. Throughout the poem, Ovid dwells on unsavoury punishments for the unfortunate man, and threatens him repeatedly.
Keywords:  nicol, bikers, scot, bicycles, earliest
Ibis Bicycles was founded by Scot Nicol, one of the earliest mountain bikers in northern California.
It is the name given to a type of transfer where the final beneficiary is in Egypt. It is initiated by a French bank with Banque Misr acting as an intermediary. (Cf conditions to be fulfilled).