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vis

play
noun \ˈvis\

Definition of vis

plural vi·res play \ˈvī-ˌrēz\

  1. :  force, power



Origin of vis

Latin — more at vim


First Known Use: circa 1630

Rhymes with vis


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vis

abbreviation

Definition of vis

  1. 1 visibility; visible

  2. 2 visual



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