Vim meaning

vĭm
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Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
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Energy; vigor.
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Ready vitality and vigor.
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(1) (Vi IMproved) A text editor written by Bram Moolenaar that runs under most operating systems. Licensed as charityware and released in the early 1990s, VIM is an enhanced version of the Unix vi editor and is mostly compatible with it. VIM is command driven, but also offers a GUI option that accepts the same commands. VIM can be customized by the user, and it accepts plug-ins for added functionality. For more information, visit www.vim.org. See vi.
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Origin of vim

  • Latin accusative of vīs weiə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1843, possibly from the Latin vim, accusative of vis (“power, energy") (from which English vis); perhaps a modern imitative of the Latin.

    From Wiktionary