bis [bēs; E bis]
bis definition by Webster's New World
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again; once more: used by audiences in France and Italy instead of encore
Origin: Classical Latin double: see binary
Musical Direction again: repeat the indicated passage: a note to the performer
bis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Again; twice. Used as a direction to repeat a passage. interjection
Used to request an additional performance.
Origin: French or Italian, both from Latin; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.
bis - Computer Definition
From the Latin bis, meaning twice, or repeated. In standards terminology, bis refers to the second version, e.g., X.32bis.
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Second version. It means twice in Old Latin, or encore in French. Ter means three. For example, V.27bis and V.27ter are the second and third versions of the V.27 standard.
bis - Investment & Finance Definition
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bis - Medical Definition
- Two; twice: bisalbuminemia.
- Having two identical but separated complex chemical groups in one molecule: 1,4-bis(5-phenyloxazol-2-yl)-benzene.