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villanelle
noun Etymology: French, from Italian villanella Date: 1877 a chiefly French verse form running on two rhymes and consisting typically of five tercets and a quatrain in which ...
Villars
biographical name Claude-Louis-Hector 1653-1734 Duc de Villars French soldier; marshal of France
villatic
adjective Etymology: Latin villaticus, from villa Date: 1671 rural
Villefranche
geographical name 1. (or Villefranche-sur-Mer) commune & port SE France E of Nice population 8123 2. (or Villefranche-sur-Saône) commune E central France NNW of Lyon ...
Villefranche-sur-Mer
geographical name see Villefranche 1
Villefranche-sur-Saône
geographical name see Villefranche 2
villein
noun Etymology: Middle English vilain, vilein — more at villain Date: 14th century 1. a free common villager or village peasant of any of the feudal classes lower in rank ...
villenage
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from vilein, vilain Date: 14th century 1. tenure at the will of a feudal lord by villein services 2. the status of a ...
Villeneuve
biographical name Pierre-Charles-Jean-Baptiste-Silvestre de 1763-1806 French admiral
Villeurbanne
geographical name commune E France, E suburb of Lyon population 119,848
Villiers
I. biographical name George 1592-1628 1st Duke of Buckingham English courtier & politician II. biographical name George 1628-1687 2d Duke of Buckingham; son of preceding ...
villiform
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1846 having the form or appearance of villi
Villon
I. biographical name François 1431-after 1463 originally François de Montcorbier or Des Loges French poet II. biographical name Jacques 1875-1963 originally Gaston Duchamp; ...
villous
adjective Etymology: Middle English, fibrous, from Latin villosus hairy, shaggy, from villus Date: 14th century 1. covered or furnished with villi 2. having soft long ...
villus
noun (plural villi) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, tuft of shaggy hair — more at velvet Date: 1728 a small slender often vascular process: as a. one of the minute ...
Vilnius
geographical name city capital of Lithuania population 582,000
Vilyui
or Vilyuy geographical name river over 1500 miles (2414 kilometers) central Russia in Asia flowing E into the Lena
Vilyuy
geographical name see Vilyui
vim
noun Etymology: Latin, accusative of vis strength; akin to Greek is strength, Sanskrit vaya meal, strength Date: 1843 robust energy and enthusiasm
Viminal
geographical name hill in Rome, Italy, one of seven upon which the ancient city was built — see Aventine
Vimy Ridge
geographical name ridge near Vimy commune N France N of Arras
VIN
abbreviation vehicle identification number
vin de pays
foreign term see vin du pays
vin du pays
or vin de pays foreign term Etymology: French wine of the locality
vina
noun Etymology: Hindi vīṇā, from Sanskrit Date: 1788 a stringed instrument of India having usually four strings on a long bamboo fingerboard with movable frets and a ...
Viña del Mar
geographical name city & port central Chile E of Valparaiso population 249,977
vinaceous
adjective Etymology: Latin vinaceus of wine, from vinum wine — more at wine Date: 1688 of the color of red wine
vinaigrette
noun Etymology: French, from vinaigre vinegar Date: 1811 1. a small ornamental box or bottle with perforated top used for holding an aromatic preparation (as smelling ...
vinaigrette dressing
noun see vinaigrette
vinal
noun Etymology: polyvinyl alcohol Date: circa 1939 a synthetic textile fiber that is a long-chain polymer consisting largely of vinyl alcohol units
vinblastine
noun Etymology: contraction of vincaleukoblastine, from vinca + leukoblast developing leukocyte, from leuk- + -blast Date: 1962 an alkaloid C46H58N4O9 from the rosy ...
vinca
noun Etymology: New Latin, short for Latin vincapervinca periwinkle Date: 1868 periwinkle I
Vincennes
geographical name commune N France, E suburb of Paris population 42,651
Vincent de Paul
biographical name Saint 1581-1660 French religious
Vincent's angina
noun Etymology: Jean Hyacinthe Vincent died 1950 French bacteriologist Date: circa 1903 Vincent's infection in which the ulceration has spread to surrounding tissues (as of ...
Vincent's infection
noun Date: circa 1922 a progressive painful disease of the mouth that is marked especially by dirty gray ulceration of the mucous membranes, bleeding of the gums, and a foul ...
Vincentian
noun Date: 1854 1. a member of the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Mission founded by St. Vincent de Paul in Paris, France, in 1625 and devoted to missions and seminaries ...
Vinci, da
biographical name Leonardo — see Leonardo da Vinci
vincible
adjective Etymology: Latin vincibilis, from vincere to conquer — more at victor Date: 1548 capable of being overcome or subdued
vincit omnia veritas
foreign term Etymology: Latin truth conquers all things
vincristine
noun Etymology: vinca + Latin crista crest + English 2-ine — more at crest Date: circa 1962 an alkaloid C46H56N4O10 from the rosy periwinkle used especially in the form of ...
vinculum
noun (plural -lums or vincula) Etymology: Latin, from vincire to bind Date: 1661 1. a unifying bond ; link, tie 2. a straight horizontal mark placed over two or more ...
vinculum matrimonii
foreign term Etymology: Latin bond of marriage
vindaloo
noun (plural -loos) Etymology: probably from Konkani vindalu, from Indo-Portuguese (Portuguese creole of India) vinh d'alho, literally, wine of garlic, from Portuguese vinho de ...
Vindhya Mountains
geographical name mountain range N central India N of & parallel to the Narmada River
Vindhya Pradesh
geographical name former state NE central India capital Rewa; became (1956) part of Madhya Pradesh
vindicable
adjective Date: 1647 capable of being vindicated
vindicate
transitive verb (-cated; -cating) Etymology: Latin vindicatus, past participle of vindicare to lay claim to, avenge, from vindic-, vindex claimant, avenger Date: circa 1571 1. ...
vindication
noun Date: 1613 an act of vindicating ; the state of being vindicated; specifically justification against denial or censure ; defense
vindicative
adjective Date: 1521 1. obsolete vindictive, vengeful 2. archaic punitive
vindicator
noun see vindicate
vindicatory
adjective Date: 1647 1. providing vindication ; justificatory 2. punitive, retributive
vindictive
adjective Etymology: Latin vindicta revenge, vindication, from vindicare Date: 15th century 1. a. disposed to seek revenge ; vengeful b. intended for or involving ...
vindictively
adverb see vindictive
vindictiveness
noun see vindictive
vine
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French vigne, from Latin vinea vine, vineyard, from feminine of vineus of wine, from vinum wine — more at wine Date: 14th ...
vine maple
noun Date: 1849 a small maple (Acer circinatum) found from British Columbia to California that has spreading twisted branches that may form dense thickets
vinedresser
noun Date: 1560 a person who cultivates and prunes grapevines
vinegar
noun Etymology: Middle English vinegre, from Anglo-French vin egre, from vin wine (from Latin vinum) + egre keen, sour — more at eager Date: 13th century 1. a sour liquid ...
vinegar eel
noun Date: circa 1839 a minute free-living nematode worm (Turbatrix aceti) often found in great numbers in acidic vegetable or vegetable-derived fermenting matter (as ...
vinegar fly
noun Etymology: from its breeding in pickles Date: 1901 drosophila
vinegared
adjective Date: 1845 flavored or marinated with vinegar
vinegarish
adjective Date: 1648 vinegary 2
vinegary
adjective Date: circa 1730 1. a. resembling vinegar ; sour b. flavored with vinegar 2. disagreeable, bitter, or irascible in character or manner
Vineland
geographical name city S New Jersey population 56,271
vinery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 15th century an area or building in which vines are grown
vineyard
noun Date: 14th century 1. a planting of grapevines 2. a sphere of activity ; field of endeavor
Vineyarder
noun see Martha's Vineyard
vineyardist
noun Date: 1848 a person who owns or cultivates a vineyard
vingt-et-un
noun Etymology: French, literally, twenty-one Date: 1772 blackjack 5
viniculture
noun Etymology: Latin vinum + International Scientific Vocabulary -i- + culture Date: 1871 viticulture
vinifera
noun (plural -era or -eras) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin vinifer wine-producing, from vinum wine Date: 1888 a common European grape (Vitis vinifera) that is the chief ...
vinification
noun Etymology: French, from vin wine + -i- + -fication Date: 1880 the conversion of fruit juices (as grape juice) into wine by fermentation
vinify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: probably back-formation from vinification Date: 1969 1. to make wine from (grapes often of a specified kind) 2. to make (wine) ...
Vinland
geographical name a portion of the coast of North America visited & so called by Norse voyagers about A.D. 1000; thought to be located along the Atlantic in what is now E or NE ...
Vinnitsa
geographical name see Vinnytsya
Vinnytsya
or Vinnitsa geographical name city W central Ukraine population 381,000
vino
noun (plural vinos) Etymology: Italian & Spanish, from Latin vinum Date: circa 1919 wine
Vinogradoff
biographical name Sir Paul Gavrilovitch 1854-1925 British (Russian-born) jurist & historian
vinosity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1658 the characteristic body, flavor, and color of a wine
vinous
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin vinosus, from vinum wine Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or made with wine 2. showing the effects of the use of ...
vinously
adverb see vinous
Vinson
biographical name Frederick Moore 1890-1953 American jurist; chief justice United States Supreme Court (1946-53)
Vinson Massif
geographical name mountain 16,066 feet (4897 meters) W Antarctica S of Ellsworth Land in Ellsworth Mountains; highest in Antarctica
vintage
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, probably alteration of vendage, from Anglo-French vendage, vendenge, from Latin vindemia grape-gathering, vintage, from vinum wine, grapes + ...
vintage year
noun Date: 1878 1. a year in which a vintage wine is produced 2. a year of outstanding distinction or success
vintager
noun Date: 1589 a person concerned with the production of grapes and wine
vintner
noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration of vineter, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin vinetarius, from Latin vinetum vineyard, from vinum wine Date: 15th century 1. ...
viny
adjective (vinier; -est) Date: 1570 1. of, relating to, or resembling vines 2. covered with or abounding in vines
vinyl
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin vinum wine Date: 1863 1. a monovalent radical CH2=CH derived from ethylene by removal of one hydrogen atom 2. ...
vinyl alcohol
noun Date: 1873 an unstable compound CH2=CHOH isolated only in the form of its polymers or derivatives
vinyl chloride
noun Date: 1872 a flammable gaseous carcinogenic compound C2H3Cl that is used especially to make vinyl resins
vinyl resin
noun Date: 1933 any of various thermoplastic resinous materials that are essentially polymers of vinyl compounds
vinylic
adjective see vinyl
vinylidene
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary vinyl + -ide + -ene Date: 1898 a divalent radical CH2=C derived from ethylene by removal of two hydrogen atoms from one ...
viol
noun Etymology: Middle English vial, from Anglo-French viele, viole, from Old Occitan viola Date: 15th century a bowed stringed instrument chiefly of the 16th and 17th ...
viola
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin Date: 15th century violet 1a; especially any of various garden hybrids with solitary white, yellow, or purple often ...
viola d'amore
noun (plural violas d'amore or viole d'amore) Etymology: Italian, viol of love Date: circa 1700 a tenor viol having usually seven gut and seven wire strings
viola da gamba
noun (plural violas da gamba or viole da gamba) Etymology: Italian, leg viol Date: 1597 a bass member of the viol family having a range approximating the cello • violist ...
violability
noun see violable
violable
adjective Date: 1552 capable of being or likely to be violated • violability noun • violableness noun • violably adverb
violableness
noun see violable
violably
adverb see violable
violaceous
adjective Etymology: Latin violaceus, from viola violet Date: 1657 of the color violet
violate
I. transitive verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin violatus, past participle of violare, from viol- (as in violentus violent) Date: 15th century 1. ...
violation
noun Date: 15th century the act of violating ; the state of being violated: as a. infringement, transgression; specifically an infringement of the rules in sports that is ...
violative
adjective see violate I
violator
noun see violate I
violence
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. exertion of physical force so as to injure or abuse (as in warfare effecting illegal entry into a house) b. an instance of violent ...
violent
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin violentus; akin to Latin vis strength — more at vim Date: 14th century 1. marked by extreme force or ...
violent storm
noun Date: circa 1881 storm 1c(1) — see Beaufort scale table
violently
adverb see violent
violet
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French violete, diminutive of viole violet, from Latin viola Date: 14th century 1. a. any of a genus (Viola of the family ...
violin
noun Etymology: Italian violino, diminutive of viola Date: circa 1576 a bowed stringed instrument having four strings tuned at intervals of a fifth and a usual range from G ...
violinist
noun see violin
violinistic
adjective see violin
violist
noun see viola II
violist da gamba
noun see viola da gamba
Viollet-le-Duc
biographical name Eugène-Emmanuel 1814-1879 French architect
violoncellist
noun see violoncello
violoncello
noun Etymology: Italian, diminutive of violone, augmentative of viola Date: circa 1724 cello • violoncellist noun
viomycin
noun Etymology: violet + -mycin; from the color of the soil organism Date: 1950 a polypeptide antibiotic C25H43N13O10 that is produced by several soil actinomycetes (genus ...
VIP
noun (plural VIPs) Etymology: very important person Date: 1933 a person of great influence or prestige; especially a high official with special privileges
viper
noun Etymology: Middle English vipere, from Latin vipera Date: 15th century 1. a. a common Eurasian venomous snake (Vipera berus) that attains a length of about two feet ...
viper's bugloss
noun Date: circa 1597 a coarse Old World herb (Echium vulgare) of the borage family that is naturalized in North America and has showy blue tubular flowers with exserted ...
viperine
adjective Date: circa 1550 of, relating to, or resembling a viper ; venomous
viperish
adjective Date: 1755 spitefully vituperative ; venomous
viperous
adjective Date: 1535 1. viperine 2. having the qualities attributed to a viper ; malignant, venomous • viperously adverb
viperously
adverb see viperous
viraginous
adjective see virago
virago
noun (plural -goes or -gos) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin viragin-, virago, from vir man — more at virile Date: 14th century 1. a loud overbearing woman ; ...
viral
adjective Date: 1937 of, relating to, or caused by a virus • virally adverb
virally
adverb see viral
Virchow
biographical name Rudolf 1821-1902 German pathologist
virelay
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French virelai Date: 14th century a chiefly French verse form consisting of stanzas of indeterminate length and number with ...
viremia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from virus + -emia Date: 1946 the presence of viruses in the blood • viremic adjective
viremic
adjective see viremia
vireo
noun (plural -eos) Etymology: Latin, a small bird, from virēre to be green Date: 1834 any of various small insectivorous American oscine birds (family Vireonidae, especially ...
vires
plural of vis
virescence
noun Date: circa 1888 the state or condition of becoming green; especially such a condition due to the development of chloroplasts in plant organs (as petals) normally white ...
virescent
adjective Etymology: Latin virescent-, virescens, present participle of virescere to become green, inchoative of virēre to be green Date: 1826 1. beginning to be green ; ...
virga
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, branch, rod, streak in the sky suggesting rain Date: 1938 wisps of precipitation evaporating before reaching the ground
virgate
I. noun Etymology: Medieval Latin virgata, from virga, a land measure, from Latin, rod Date: 1655 an old English unit of land area equal to one quarter of a hide or one ...
Virgil
also Vergil biographical name 70-19 B.C. Publius Vergilius Maro Roman poet • Virgilian also Vergilian adjective
Virgilian
adjective see Virgil
Virgin
geographical name river 200 miles (322 kilometers) SW Utah & SE Nevada flowing to Lake Mead
virgin
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French virgine, from Latin virgin-, virgo young woman, virgin Date: 13th century 1. a. an unmarried woman devoted to ...
virgin birth
noun Date: 1613 1. birth from a virgin 2. often capitalized V&B the theological doctrine that Jesus was miraculously begotten of God and born of a virgin mother
Virgin Islands
geographical name group of islands West Indies E of Puerto Rico — see British Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands of the United States
Virgin Islands National Park
geographical name reservation West Indies in Virgin Islands of the United States on St. John Island
Virgin Islands of the United States
geographical name the W islands of the Virgin Islands group including St. Croix, St. John, & St. Thomas; a territory capital Charlotte Amalie (on St. Thomas Island) area 132 ...
Virgin Mary
noun Date: 14th century the mother of Jesus
virgin wool
noun Date: 1915 wool not used before in manufacture
virgin's bower
noun Date: circa 1597 any of several usually small-flowered and climbing clematises (especially Clematis virginiana)
virginal
I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a virgin or virginity; especially pure, chaste 2. pristine, unsullied • virginally ...
virginalist
noun see virginal II
virginally
adverb see virginal I
Virginia
geographical name state E United States capital Richmond area 40,767 square miles (105,586 square kilometers), population 7,078,515 • Virginian adjective or noun
Virginia Beach
geographical name city SE Virginia on the Atlantic population 425,257
Virginia bluebells
noun plural Etymology: Virginia, state of the United States Date: circa 1922 bluebell 2b
Virginia Capes
geographical name Cape Charles & Cape Henry in Virginia forming entrance to Chesapeake Bay
Virginia creeper
noun Date: 1704 a common North American tendril-climbing vine (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) of the grape family with palmately compound leaves and bluish-black berries — ...
Virginia fence
noun Date: 1671 worm fence — called also Virginia rail fence
Virginia ham
noun Date: 1823 a dry-cured, smoked, and aged ham especially from a peanut-fed hog
Virginia pine
noun Date: 1862 a pine (Pinus virginiana) of the eastern United States that has short needles occurring in pairs — called also Jersey pine
Virginia rail
noun Date: 1813 an American long-billed rail (Rallus limicola) that has gray cheeks
Virginia rail fence
noun see Virginia fence
Virginia reel
noun Date: 1817 an American dance in which two lines of couples face each other and all couples in turn participate in a series of figures
Virginia snakeroot
noun Date: 1694 a birthwort (Aristolochia serpentaria) of the eastern United States with oblong leaves usually cordate at the base and pointed at the tip and a solitary basal ...
Virginian
adjective or noun see Virginia
virginibus puerisque
foreign term Etymology: Latin for girls and boys
virginity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being virgin; especially maidenhood 2. the unmarried life ; celibacy, spinsterhood
Virgo
noun Etymology: Latin (genitive Virginis), literally, virgin Date: before 12th century 1. a zodiacal constellation on the celestial equator that lies due south of the handle ...
virgo intacta
foreign term Etymology: Latin untouched virgin
Virgoan
noun see Virgo
virgule
noun Etymology: French, from Latin virgula small stripe, obelus, from diminutive of virga rod Date: 1837 slash 4
viricidal
adjective Etymology: New Latin virus + English -i- + -cide Date: 1924 virucidal • viricide noun
viricide
noun see viricidal
virid
adjective Etymology: Latin viridis green Date: 1600 vividly green ; verdant
viridescent
adjective Etymology: Latin viridis green Date: circa 1847 slightly green ; greenish
viridian
noun Etymology: Latin viridis Date: 1882 a chrome green pigment that is a hydrated oxide of chromium
viridity
noun Etymology: Middle English viridite, from Latin viriditat-, viriditas, from viridis Date: 15th century 1. a. the quality or state of being green b. the color of ...
virile
adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French viril, from Latin virilis, from vir man, male; akin to Old English & Old High German wer man, Sanskrit vīra Date: ...
virilely
adverb see virile
virilism
noun Date: 1922 the appearance of secondary male characteristics (as facial hair) in the female
virility
noun Date: 1586 the quality or state of being virile: a. manhood 3 b. manly vigor ; masculinity
virion
noun Etymology: French, from virien viral (from virus virus) + -on 2-on Date: 1959 a complete virus particle that consists of an RNA or DNA core with a protein coat ...
virl
noun Etymology: Middle English virole — more at ferrule Date: 15th century Scottish ferrule 1
viroid
noun Etymology: New Latin virus + English -oid Date: 1971 any of two families (Pospiviroidae and Avsunviroidae) of subviral particles that consist of a small single-stranded ...
virologic
adjective see virology
virological
adjective see virology
virologically
adverb see virology
virologist
noun see virology
virology
noun Etymology: New Latin virus + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy Date: circa 1935 a branch of science that deals with viruses and viral diseases • virological ...
Virtanen
biographical name Artturi Ilmari 1895-1973 Finnish biochemist
virtu
or vertu noun Etymology: Italian virtù, literally, virtue, from Latin virtut-, virtus Date: 1722 1. a love of or taste for curios or objets d'art 2. productions of art ...
virtual
adjective Etymology: Middle English, efficacious, potential, from Medieval Latin virtualis, from Latin virtus strength, virtue Date: 15th century 1. being such in essence or ...
virtual image
noun Date: 1859 an image (as seen in a plane mirror) formed of points from which divergent rays (as of light) seem to emanate without actually doing so
virtual memory
noun Date: 1959 a section of a hard drive that can be used as if it were an extension of a computer's random-access memory — called also virtual storage
virtual reality
noun Date: 1987 an artificial environment which is experienced through sensory stimuli (as sights and sounds) provided by a computer and in which one's actions partially ...
virtual storage
noun see virtual memory
virtuality
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1646 1. essence 2. potential existence ; potentiality
virtually
adverb Date: 15th century 1. almost entirely ; nearly 2. for all practical purposes
virtue
noun Etymology: Middle English vertu, virtu, from Anglo-French, from Latin virtut-, virtus strength, manliness, virtue, from vir man — more at virile Date: 13th century 1. ...
virtueless
adjective see virtue
virtuosa
noun Etymology: Italian, feminine of virtuoso Date: 1668 a girl or woman who is a virtuoso
virtuosic
adjective see virtuoso
virtuosity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1673 1. a taste for or interest in virtu 2. great technical skill (as in the practice of a fine art)
virtuoso
noun (plural -sos or virtuosi) Etymology: Italian, from virtuoso, adjective, virtuous, skilled, from Late Latin virtuosus virtuous, from Latin virtus Date: 1651 1. an ...
virtuous
adjective Date: 14th century 1. potent, efficacious 2. a. having or exhibiting virtue b. morally excellent ; righteous 3. chaste Synonyms: see moral • ...
virtuously
adverb see virtuous
virtuousness
noun see virtuous
virtute et armis
foreign term Etymology: Latin by valor and arms — motto of Mississippi
virucidal
adjective Etymology: New Latin, virus + English -cide Date: 1925 having the capacity to or tending to destroy or inactivate viruses • virucide noun
virucide
noun see virucidal
virulence
noun Date: 1621 the quality or state of being virulent: as a. extreme bitterness or malignity of temper ; rancor b. malignancy, venomousness c. the relative ...
virulency
noun Date: 1616 virulence
virulent
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin virulentus, from virus poison Date: 14th century 1. a. marked by a rapid, severe, and destructive course b. able to ...
virulently
adverb see virulent
viruliferous
adjective Etymology: virulence + -iferous Date: circa 1899 containing, producing, or conveying an agent of infection and especially a virus
Virunga
geographical name volcanic mountain range E central Africa in E Democratic Republic of the Congo, SW Uganda, & NW Rwanda N of Lake Kivu; highest peak Karisimbi 14,780 feet ...
virus
noun (plural viruses) Etymology: Latin, venom, poisonous emanation; akin to Greek ios poison, Sanskrit viṣa; in senses 2 & 4, from New Latin, from Latin Date: 1599 1. ...
vis
I. noun (plural vires) Etymology: Latin — more at vim Date: circa 1630 force, power II. abbreviation 1. visibility; visible 2. visual
vis medicatrix naturae
foreign term Etymology: Latin the healing power of nature
vis-à-vis
I. preposition Etymology: French, literally, face-to-face Date: 1755 1. face-to-face with 2. in relation to 3. as compared with II. noun (plural vis-à-vis) Date: circa ...
visa
I. noun Etymology: French, from Latin, neuter plural of visus, past participle Date: 1831 1. an endorsement made on a passport by the proper authorities denoting that it has ...
visage
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from vis face, from Latin visus sight, from vidēre to see — more at wit Date: 14th century 1. the face, countenance, or ...
visaged
adjective Date: 1540 having a visage of a specified kind — usually used in combination
Visakhapatnam
geographical name see Vishakhapatnam
Visalia
geographical name city S central California SE of Fresno population 91,565
Visayan
also Bisayan noun Date: 1951 1. a member of any of several peoples in the Visayan Islands, Philippines 2. the group of Austronesian languages of the Bisayans
Visayan Islands
geographical name islands central Philippines between Luzon & Mindanao — see Bohol, Cebu, Leyte, Masbate, Negros, Panay, Romblon, Samar
Visby
geographical name city & port Sweden on Gotland Island in the Baltic population 19,319
viscacha
or vizcacha noun Etymology: Spanish vizcacha, from Quechua wisk'acha Date: 1604 any of several South American burrowing rodents (genera Lagostomus and Lagidium) closely ...
viscera
plural of viscus
visceral
adjective Date: 1575 1. felt in or as if in the viscera ; deep 2. not intellectual ; instinctive, unreasoning 3. dealing with crude or elemental emotions ; earthy ...
viscerally
adverb see visceral
viscid
adjective Etymology: Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum birdlime — more at viscous Date: 1635 1. a. having an adhesive quality ; sticky b. having a glutinous ...
viscidity
noun see viscid
viscidly
adverb see viscid
viscoelastic
adjective Etymology: viscous + -o- + elastic Date: 1935 having appreciable and conjoint viscous and elastic properties ; also constituting or relating to the state of ...
viscoelasticity
noun see viscoelastic
viscometer
noun Etymology: viscosity + -meter Date: circa 1883 an instrument with which to measure viscosity • viscometric adjective • viscometry noun
viscometric
adjective see viscometer
viscometry
noun see viscometer
viscose
I. noun Etymology: obsolete viscose, adjective, viscous Date: 1896 1. a viscous golden-brown solution made by treating cellulose with caustic alkali solution and carbon ...
viscosimeter
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary viscosity + -meter Date: circa 1868 viscometer • viscosimetric adjective
viscosimetric
adjective see viscosimeter
viscosity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English viscosite, from Anglo-French viscosité, from Medieval Latin viscositat-, viscositas, from Late Latin viscosus viscous Date: 14th ...
viscosity index
noun Date: 1929 an arbitrary number assigned as a measure of the constancy of the viscosity of a lubricating oil with change of temperature with higher numbers indicating ...
viscount
noun Etymology: Middle English viscounte sheriff, viscount, from Anglo-French visquens, visconte, from Medieval Latin vicecomit-, vicecomes, from Late Latin vice- vice- + ...
viscountcy
noun see viscount
viscountess
noun Date: 15th century 1. the wife or widow of a viscount 2. a woman who holds the rank of viscount in her own right
viscounty
noun see viscount
viscous
adjective Etymology: Middle English viscouse, from Anglo-French viscos, from Late Latin viscosus full of birdlime, viscous, from Latin viscum mistletoe, birdlime; akin to Old ...
viscously
adverb see viscous
viscousness
noun see viscous
viscus
noun (plural viscera) Etymology: Latin (plural viscera) Date: 1651 1. an internal organ of the body; especially one (as the heart, liver, or intestine) located in the great ...
vise
I. noun Etymology: Middle English vys, vice screw, from Anglo-French vyz, from Latin vitis vine — more at withy Date: 1500 1. any of various tools with two jaws for holding ...
visé
I. transitive verb (viséd or viséed; viséing) Etymology: French, past participle of viser to visa, from visa Date: 1810 visa II. noun Date: 1842 visa
viselike
adjective see vise I
Vishakhapatnam
or Visakhapatnam geographical name city & port E India in NE Andhra Pradesh population 752,037
Vishnu
noun Etymology: Sanskrit Viṣṇu Date: 1638 the preserver god of the Hindu sacred triad — compare Brahma, Shiva
visibility
noun (plural -ties) Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being visible 2. a. the degree of clearness (as of the atmosphere or ocean); specifically the greatest ...
visible
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin visibilis, from visus, past participle of vidēre to see Date: 14th century 1. ...

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