|1.||on this or the near side of: cisalpine|
|2.||Compare trans- (often in italics) indicating that two groups of atoms in an unsaturated compound lie on the same side of a double bond: cis-|
|any saline or salty solution|
|a compound in which oxygen is bonded to one or more electropositive atoms|
Often cis- Having a pair of identical atoms or groups on the same side of a plane that passes through two carbon atoms linked by a double bond: cis-butene.