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[uh-lek-sis] /əˈlɛk sɪs/
a male or female given name: from a Greek word meaning “helper.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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masc. proper name, from Greek alexis, from alexein "to ward off, keep, protect" (see Alexander). The Latin form was Alexius.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Alexis in Technology
Alex Input Specification.
The input language for the scanner generator Alex.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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array of low energy x-ray imaging sensors
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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