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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

(sĭb′lĭng)
n.
One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; 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.
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But friends of the eighth Marquis,19, say he is unlikely to follow in the footsteps of his wild half brother, who was dubbed the junkie peer after he reputedly blew pounds 30million on drugs and parties.
Fatima was pregnant with the couple's second child when on June 20, 2005 a judge ruled in favor of Fatima's half brothers and divorced her from Mansour Al-Timani in absentia.
In an interview with Arab News in November 2006, Fatima said her relationship with her family members in Qassim (including her half brothers) never went beyond the formal, and that their relationship with Fatima's parents in Dammam was not close, either.
Motasem Khashoggi, who is heading a team of lawyers representing the couple, said the presiding judge postponed the case due to ongoing efforts to reconcile the woman with her half brothers who have showed some positive signs.
The woman's half brothers filed a lawsuit requesting the court to annul the marriage, which took place four weeks ago, claiming her husband is of a different tribal background.