An example of via is when you get to California by driving through Nevada.
- by a route passing through, along, or over; by way of: from Rome to London via Paris
- by means of; by the medium of: via airmail
Origin of viaL, ablative singular of via, a way from Indo-European base an unverified form wei-, to go, strive toward from source Classical Greek ienai, to go, Old English wath, a hunt, chase
- By way of: went to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia.
- By means of: sent the letter via airmail.
Origin of viaLatin viā ablative of via road ; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
(plural vias or viae)
From Latin via (“road"), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehere 'to conduct'.
- By way of; passing through.
- They drove from New York to Los Angeles via Omaha.
- You can enter the building via the western gate.
- By (means of); using (a medium).
- I'll send you the information via e-mail.
- As per (a mathematical equation).
From Latin viÄ, ablative singular of via (“way, road").
- Abbreviation of Viña del Mar
via - Computer Definition
(1) By means of, by way of. From Latin for "way" or "path."
(2) (Virtual Interface Architecture) See VI.
(3) (Vertical Interconnect Access) In a printed circuit board, a conducting pathway between two or more substrates (layers). The via is created by drilling through the board at the appropriate place where two or more layers will interconnect and allowing copper to run through the hole. The copper may coat only the sides of the hole or fill the entire hole. See printed circuit board.
(4) (Vertical Interconnect Access) In a chip, a conducting pathway between two or more layers. In a 3D chip, two or more stacked dice are connected via "through-silicon vias" (TSVs) which are pathways that pass completely through the die.