Vis definition

vis, wēs
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Visible.
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Force; strength.
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Visibility.
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Visual.
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Vis is Latin for power or force.

An example of vis is the influence of the United States economy on the economy of other countries.

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Force; power.
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Abbreviation of viscount.
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Viscountess.
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Viscount.
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Viscountess.
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(1) (Voice Information Service) A variety of voice processing service applications.
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Alternative spelling of viss.
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Viscount.
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Origin of vis

  • More distantly, compare also vigil, vigor, and vital, from similar PIE roots and meanings (lively, power, life), via Latin.

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  • From Latin vis, from Proto-Indo-European *weyǝ- (“power").

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  • From Tamil வீசை (vÄ«cai) and/or Telugu వీసె (vÄ«se)

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