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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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The Woodcote Stud-consigned colt (lot 425) is a half-brother to three winners, most notably the multiple stakes-winning Danzon, writes Tom Pennington.
A quartet of New Approach yearlings are also available and the pedigrees of Croom House Stud's half-brother to Listed winner Dawnus (561) and Cheveley Park Stud's colt out of Del Mar Oaks heroine Dublino (601) catch the eye in particular.
WHILE all eyes will be on the first crop of foals catalogued by Sea The Stars, his half-brother Galileo, who has dominated this season to the extent that he lies approximately pounds 2.
The pick of those on paper are Trickledown Stud's colt who is the first foal out of a daughter of Oasis Dream and Prix du Gros-Chene winner Millyant (1150); the same operation's half-sister to Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte and Ayr Gold Cup winner Our Jonathan (688); and Ringview Stud's half-brother to Stewards' Cup scorer Evens And Odds (1195).
Dalakhani enjoyed a good year on the track, getting two new Classic winners with Duncan and Reliable Man, and he has a strong draft of yearlings at Park Paddocks, including Gerrardstown House Stud's half-brother to Gimcrack Stakes winner Conquest (133) and Crimbourne Stud's half-brother to three winners, two of them at stakes level - Eradicate and Oh Goodness Me (141).
Binocular's half-brother was offered by Yellowford Farm
Lot 735 is a Sea The Stars colt foal whose siblings include Group 3 scorers Azmeel and Grand Ducal and (right) lot 788 is a Raven's Pass foal who is a half-brother to Lilbourne Lad
ANOTHER FAUX PAS will also run soon, while BLAISE WOOD cost 36,000 gns and is a half-brother to two juvenile winners.
Windsurfer cost a much more modest 15,000 gns, but is a half-brother to two winners, including Potaro who won a Group Three event at Saint-Cloud and made the frame in the Horris Hill Stakes for the yard as a juvenile and has since won in America.
They also dispute claims by other scientists that the bones show signs of having been buried, exhumed, burned and re-interred - a morbid chain of events that would fit with what is known about the murder and burial of Alexander the Great's half-brother and successor, Philip III Arrhidaios.
and saw smoke coming from the beige stucco house, where Patrick, his half-brother Sean Williams, 17, Sean's girlfriend, Patricia Lynn Martin, 20, and the boys' aunt, Dawn Carter, 45, jumped from their upstairs bedroom windows.
He is a half-brother to three winners, including Lodge Keeper who won for Dunlop last term before being sold abroad for 96,000 gns.