1 a person's brother or sister [syn: sibling]
2 one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another [syn: blood relation, blood relative, cognate]
- Rhymes: -ɪb
- related, by birth or
descent; similar to
- 1980: But she got up to go, and Domenico obeyed me too in mock meekness, making himself sib and coeval to Hortense, submissive to frowning elder brother, something incestuous in it. — Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers
SIB can refer to:
- As Sib, a town in Oman
- File format (and file extension) for files created with Sibelius.
- School of International Business, the business school of the Reutlingen University in Germany
- Scientex Incorporated Berhad, the largest producer of stretch films in Asia.
- Securities and Investments Board, a UK regulator now known as the Financial Services Authority.
- Self-injurious behavior
- Service Integration Bus, supports applications using message-based and service-oriented architectures.
- Sib, a genealogical term.
- Sib (horse), played Gondorian and Rohan horses in The Return of the King.
- The Simple Biosphere model used with atmospheric general circulation models.
- Special Investigation Branch, the detective branches of all four British military police arms.
- Strong Island Boys, a late 1980's-early 90's Long Island street gang
- Student Welfare Organisation in Bergen or Studentsamskipnaden i Bergen
- Studentenvereniging voor Internationale Betrekkingen, the acronym in Dutch of the Dutch United Nations Student Association (DUNSA)
- Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, a scientific research institute
sib in German: SIB
sib in Esperanto: SIB
sib in Spanish: SIB
sib in French: SIB
sib in Italian: SIB
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