vis

1 of 2

noun

plural vires ˈvī-ˌrēz How to pronounce vis (audio)

vis

2 of 2

abbreviation

1
visibility; visible
2
visual

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Latin — more at vim

First Known Use

Noun

circa 1630, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vis was circa 1630

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“Vis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vis. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

Geographical Definition

Vis

geographical name

island of Croatia in the Adriatic Sea that historically has been controlled by a succession of peoples

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