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See also: ics, ICs, and -ics


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Proper noun[edit]


  1. (motor racing) Initialism of Indy Car Series, the premier open-wheel racing series in the United States.
  2. (medicine) Initialism of International Continence Society.
  3. (geology) Initialism of International Commission on Stratigraphy.
    • 2022 December 13, McKenzie Prillaman, “Are we in the Anthropocene? Geologists could define new epoch for Earth”, in Nature[1], DOI:10.1038/d41586-022-04428-3:
      The ICS will then determine which set of rock layers, called strata, best illustrates that change, and it will choose which layer marks its lower boundary.


ICS (countable and uncountable, plural ICSs)

  1. (countable, anatomy, medicine) Initialism of intercostal space.
  2. (Internet, computing) Initialism of Internet connection sharing.
  3. (business, education) Initialism of information and computer science or informatics and computer science, a combined discipline.
    • 1986, Judith S Shoemaker, Predicting Cumulative and Major GPA of UCI Engineering and Computer Science Majors, Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), 2,
      Currently there are two oversubscribed majors at UCI: Engineering (ENG) and Information and Computer Science (ICS).
  4. (pharmacology) Initialism of inhaled corticosteroid.
  5. (medicine) Initialism of integrated care system.
  6. Initialism of incident command system.