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  1. inertial upper stage.
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Examples from the Web for ius

Historical Examples

  • Here religio is used in the sense of obligation to the ius divinum.

    The Religious Experience of the Roman People

    W. Warde Fowler

  • No such signification will account for the forms in -ius and -inus.

  • Qui in ius dominiumve alterius succedit, iure ejus uti debet.

    The Common Law

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • The gentilicia in -ius are abridged, in the republican period, in -i (in the nominative, perhaps for -is).

  • The nomen was put after the prnomen, to mark the gens, and commonly ended in ius; as Cornelius, Fabius.

British Dictionary definitions for ius


abbreviation for
  1. intrauterine system; a hormonal contraceptive coil, such as Mirena, that carries a supply of progestogen, which is released in small amounts over a period of three to five years
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