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sibling

 [sib´ling]
any of two or more offspring of the same parents; a brother or sister.
half sibling an individual who shares just one parent with the person of reference.

sib

(sib),
A member of a sibship.
Synonym(s): sibling

sibling

/sib·ling/ (sib´ling) any of two or more offspring of the same parents; a brother or sister.

sibling

(sĭb′lĭng)
n.
One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister.

sibling

[sib′ling]
Etymology: AS, sibb, kin
1 n, also called
Usage notes: (informal)
sib. One of two or more children who have both parents in common; a brother or sister. The number, age differences, sex, and birth order of siblings can greatly affect the childhood environment and relationships within a family, which also may include step-siblings and half-siblings. Sibling rivalry and jealousy are common in firstborn children, especially when there is a 2- to 4-year difference in age. In general, sibling relationships help teach the child important social patterns and moral values, such as competitiveness, loyalty, and sharing.
2 adj, pertaining to a brother or sister.

sibling

Bioinformatics
In Mouse Genome Informatics, sibling refers to terms in a hierarchical controlled vocabulary such as those containing gene ontology (GO) terms. A “sibling” of a term is one at the same level of the hierarchy sharing at least one ancestor.

Example
The GO term alcohol dehydrogenase (GO:0004022) is a sibling to the GO term aldehyde oxidase (GO:0004031); they share the ancestor term enzyme GO:0003824.

sibling

A brother, sister or littermate

sib·ling

(sib'ling)
A brother or sister.
Synonym(s): sib.
[A.S. sib, relation, + -ling, diminutive]

sibling

Any member of a group of related brothers or sisters.

sibling

or

sib

a brother or sister.

sibling

one of two or more children of the same parentage

sibling,

n one of two or more children who have both parents in common.

sibling

any of two or more offspring of the same parents; a brother or sister.

half sibling
animals with only one parent in common, i.e. the same sire or dam.
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Among the elite sires with representation in the catalogue, Acclamation has a bumper entry of 19 foals, including a half-brother to Hong Kong Listed winner Montecchio out of a Linamix mare (869), a half-sister to high-class sprinter Invincible Ash (870), a son of Group 3-winning juvenile Golden Legacy (875) and, with a particularly attractive close-up pedigree, a half-brother to stakes winners Coupe De Ville and Fantastico Roberto (864).
Then came the news she had been waiting for - that her half-sister had been traced.
Freda Hill with half-sisters (from left) Jacqueline Briggs, Jean Meredith, Joyce Timmins and Sheila Mosley.
She is the second foal out of Ashdali, an unraced half-sister to Listed winner Sinntara, dam of outstanding Derby and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hero Sinndar.
Among the well-connected fillies on offer is Sharonne (54), a half-sister to Imperial Cup winner Medison by Robin Des Champs, and lot 66, a Nayef filly out of Nell Gywn Stakes runnerup Hawriyah.
The pick of the Bahamian Bounty offerings on paper is a brother to Listed heroine Coconut Squeak (367), the first foal out of a winning half-sister to high-class speedsters Sampower Star, Fire Up The Band and Strike Up The Band (385), Grove Stud's half-sister to Breeders' Cup Marathon hero Muhannak (88), and a half-brother to Listed winner Imperial Guest (113).
Ballycassidy's stablemate Snoopy Loopy claimed some notable scalps last season when successful in the Betfair Lancashire Chase at Haydock, and the chance to purchase his half-sister arises in lot 143, a daughter of Milan from Parkville Stud.
The sales agency is also responsible for Doors To Manual (173), a half-sister to Marchand De Sable who is in foal to Nayef.
The pick of those could be the Abbeville & Meadow Court Studs-consigned daughter of Listed winner Speciale (1133), a half-sister to Common World whose yearling filly by Motivator was sold to Peter Doyle for 100,000gns at Tattersalls last month.
Hatoof's half-sister Bestowal (1471), by Unbridled's Song, is also likely to generate plenty of interest, as is Petrushka's daughter Russian Doll (1728) and Mark Of Esteem's stakes-producing half-sister Renowned (1528), who is in foal to Refuse To Bend.
There are also yearlings out of half-sisters to the likes of Danoli (275, by Anshan), Beef Or Salmon (293, by Zagreb), Flakey Dove (363, by Central Park), Bacchanal (367, by Luso), Our Vic (515, by Flemensfirth), Mr Mulligan (574, by Beneficial), Newmill (594, by Beneficial), Lady Rebecca (606, by Sonus) and Collier Bay (633, by High-Rise).
He covered more than 60 mares in his first season, including the dams or half-sisters to the likes of Shirocco, Silvano and Laveron.