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visible speech
noun Date: 1865 1. a set of phonetic symbols based on symbols for articulatory position 2. speech reproduced spectrographically
visibleness
noun see visible
visibly
adverb see visible
Visigoth
noun Etymology: Late Latin Visigothi, plural Date: 1597 a member of the western division of the Goths • Visigothic adjective
Visigothic
adjective see Visigoth
vision
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin vision-, visio, from vidēre to see — more at wit Date: 14th century 1. a. something seen in a dream, ...
vision quest
noun Date: 1922 a solitary vigil by an adolescent American Indian boy to seek spiritual power and learn through a vision the identity of his usually animal or bird guardian ...
visional
adjective see vision I
visionally
adverb see vision I
visionariness
noun see visionary I
visionary
I. adjective Date: 1648 1. a. of the nature of a vision ; illusory b. incapable of being realized or achieved ; utopian c. existing only in imagination ; unreal 2. ...
visioned
adjective Date: 1510 1. seen in a vision 2. produced by or experienced in a vision 3. endowed with vision ; inspired
visionless
adjective Date: 1820 1. sightless, blind 2. lacking vision or inspiration
visit
I. verb (visited; visiting) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French visiter, from Latin visitare, frequentative of visere to go to see, frequentative of vidēre to see ...
visitable
adjective Date: 1605 1. subject to or allowing visitation or inspection 2. socially eligible to receive visits
visitant
noun Date: 1599 1. visitor; especially one thought to come from a spirit world 2. a migratory bird that appears at intervals for a limited period • visitant adjective
visitation
noun Date: 14th century 1. an instance of visiting: as a. an official visit (as for inspection) b. wake II,3 c. temporary custody of a child granted to a ...
visitatorial
adjective Date: 1688 of or relating to visitation or to a judicial visitor or superintendent
visiting
adjective Date: 1949 1. invited to join or attend an institution (as a university) for a limited time 2. playing on an opponent's grounds
visiting card
noun Date: 1774 a small card presented when visiting that bears the name and sometimes the address of the visitor
visiting fireman
noun Date: 1926 a usually important or influential visitor whom it is desirable or expedient to entertain impressively
visiting nurse
noun Date: 1918 a nurse employed by a hospital or social-service agency to perform public health services and especially to visit and provide care for sick persons in a ...
visitor
noun Date: 14th century one that visits; especially one that makes formal visits of inspection
Vislinski Zaliv
or Polish Zalew Wiślany or German Frisches Haff geographical name lagoon N Poland & W Russia in Europe; inlet of Gulf of Gdańsk
Viso
geographical name mountain 12,602 feet (3841 meters) NW Italy in Piedmont SW of Turin near French border; highest in Cottian Alps
visor
also vizor noun Etymology: Middle English viser, from Anglo-French, from vis face — more at visage Date: 14th century 1. the front piece of a helmet; especially a movable ...
visored
adjective see visor
visorless
adjective see visor
vista
noun Etymology: Italian, sight, from visto, past participle of vedere to see, from Latin vidēre — more at wit Date: 1644 1. a distant view through or along an avenue or ...
VISTA
abbreviation Volunteers in Service to America
Vista
geographical name city SW California N of San Diego population 89,857
vistaed
adjective Date: 1835 1. affording or made to form a vista 2. seen in or as if in a vista
Vistula
or Polish Wisła geographical name river over 660 miles (1062 kilometers) Poland flowing N from the Carpathians into Gulf of Gdańsk
visual
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin visualis, from Latin visus sight, from vidēre to see Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or used in vision 2. ...
visual acuity
noun Date: 1889 the relative ability of the visual organ to resolve detail that is usually expressed as the reciprocal of the minimum angular separation in minutes of two ...
visual aid
noun Date: 1911 an instructional device (as a chart, map, or model) that appeals chiefly to vision; especially an educational motion picture or filmstrip
visual area
noun see visual cortex
visual cortex
noun Date: 1954 a sensory area of the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex receiving afferent nerve fibers concerned with vision — called also visual area
visual field
noun Date: 1875 the entire expanse of space visible at a given instant without moving the eyes — called also field of vision
visual literacy
noun Date: 1971 the ability to recognize and understand ideas conveyed through visible actions or images (as pictures)
visual purple
noun Date: 1878 a photosensitive red or purple pigment in the retinal rods of various vertebrates; especially rhodopsin
visualisation
British variant of visualization
visualise
British variant of visualize
visualiser
British variant of visualizer
visualization
noun Date: 1883 1. formation of mental visual images 2. the act or process of interpreting in visual terms or of putting into visible form 3. the process of making an ...
visualize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1817 transitive verb to make visible: as a. to see or form a mental image of ; envisage b. to make (an internal organ or part) visible ...
visualizer
noun Date: 1886 one that visualizes; especially a person whose mental imagery is prevailingly visual
visually
adverb see visual I
visuospatial
adjective Etymology: visual + -o- + spatial Date: 1960 of, relating to, or being thought processes that involve visual and spatial awareness
vita
noun (plural vitae) Etymology: Latin, literally, life Date: 1939 1. a brief biographical sketch 2. curriculum vitae
vita nuova
foreign term Etymology: Italian new life
vital
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin vitalis of life, from vita life; akin to Latin vivere to live — more at quick Date: 14th century 1. a. existing as a ...
vital capacity
noun Date: 1852 the breathing capacity of the lungs expressed as the number of cubic inches or cubic centimeters of air that can be forcibly exhaled after a full inspiration
vital signs
noun plural Date: 1818 signs of life; specifically the pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and often blood pressure of a person
vital statistics
noun plural Date: circa 1837 1. statistics relating to births, deaths, marriages, health, and disease 2. facts (as physical dimensions or quantities) considered to be ...
vitalism
noun Date: 1822 1. a doctrine that the functions of a living organism are due to a vital principle distinct from physicochemical forces 2. a doctrine that the processes of ...
vitalist
noun or adjective see vitalism
vitalistic
adjective see vitalism
vitality
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1592 1. a. the peculiarity distinguishing the living from the nonliving b. capacity to live and develop; also physical or mental vigor ...
vitalization
noun see vitalize
vitalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1678 to endow with vitality ; animate • vitalization noun
vitally
adverb see vital
vitals
noun plural Date: 1607 1. vital organs (as the heart, liver, lungs, and brain) 2. essential parts
vitamin
noun Etymology: alteration of vitamine, from Latin vita life + English amine Date: circa 1912 any of various organic substances that are essential in minute quantities to the ...
vitamin A
noun Date: circa 1920 any of several fat-soluble vitamins (as retinol) found especially in animal products (as egg yolk, milk, or fish-liver oils) or a mixture of them whose ...
vitamin B
noun Date: circa 1920 1. vitamin B complex 2. (or vitamin B1) thiamine
vitamin B complex
noun Date: 1928 a group of water-soluble vitamins that are found especially in yeast, seed germs, eggs, liver and flesh, and vegetables and that have varied metabolic ...
vitamin B1
I. noun see thiamine II. noun see vitamin B 2
vitamin B12
noun Date: 1948 1. a complex cobalt-containing compound C63H88CoN14O14P that occurs especially in liver, is essential to normal blood formation, neural function, and growth, ...
vitamin B2
noun Date: 1928 riboflavin
vitamin B6
noun Date: 1934 pyridoxine or a closely related compound found widely in combined form and considered essential to vertebrate nutrition
vitamin C
noun Date: circa 1920 a water-soluble vitamin C6H8O6 found in plants and especially in fruits and leafy vegetables or made synthetically and used in the prevention and ...
vitamin D
noun Date: circa 1921 any or all of several fat-soluble vitamins chemically related to steroids, essential for normal bone and tooth structure, and found especially in ...
vitamin D2
I. noun see calciferol II. noun see vitamin D
vitamin D3
I. noun see cholecalciferol II. noun see vitamin D
vitamin E
noun Date: 1925 any of several fat-soluble vitamins that are chemically tocopherols, are essential in the nutrition of various vertebrates in which their absence is associated ...
vitamin H
noun Etymology: German Haut skin Date: circa 1935 biotin
vitamin K
noun Etymology: from the initial letter of Danish & Swedish koagulation coagulation, Norwegian koagulasjon & German Koagulation Date: circa 1935 1. either of two naturally ...
Vitebsk
or Vitsyebsk geographical name city NE Belarus on Dvina River population 1,434,200
vitelline
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin vitellinus, from Latin vitellus egg yolk Date: 15th century 1. resembling the yolk of an egg especially in yellow ...
vitelline membrane
noun Date: 1845 a membrane enclosing an egg that comprises the zona pellucida in mammals and that upon fertilization splits off from the surface of the egg forming a ...
vitellogenesis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin vitellus + New Latin -o- + genesis Date: 1947 yolk formation
vitellogenin
noun Etymology: probably from vitellogenesis + 1-in Date: 1971 a precursor protein of egg yolk normally in the blood or hemolymph only of females that is used as a biomarker ...
Viterbo
geographical name commune central Italy in Lazio population 58,353
Viti Levu
geographical name island SW Pacific, largest of the Fiji group area 4010 square miles (10,386 square kilometers)
vitiate
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin vitiatus, past participle of vitiare, from vitium fault, vice Date: 1534 1. to make faulty or defective ; impair 2. to ...
vitiation
noun see vitiate
vitiator
noun see vitiate
viticultural
adjective see viticulture
viticulturally
adverb see viticulture
viticulture
noun Etymology: Latin vitis vine + English culture — more at withy Date: 1872 the cultivation or culture of grapes especially for wine making • viticultural adjective ...
viticulturist
noun see viticulture
vitiligo
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, skin eruption Date: circa 1842 a skin disorder manifested by smooth white spots on various parts of the body
Vitim
geographical name river 1133 miles (1823 kilometers) S Russia in Asia flowing NE & N into the Lena
Vitoria
or Gasteiz geographical name city N Spain capital of Álava province SSE of Bilbao population 204,961
Vitória
geographical name city & port E Brazil capital of Espírito Santo state population 258,243
vitrectomy
noun (plural -mies) Etymology: vitreous humor + -ectomy Date: 1968 surgical removal of all or part of the vitreous humor
vitreous
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from vitrum glass Date: 14th century 1. a. resembling glass (as in color, composition, brittleness, or luster) ; glassy ...
vitreous humor
noun Date: 14th century the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the eyeball posterior to the lens — see eye illustration
vitreous silica
noun Date: 1925 a chemically stable and refractory glass made from silica alone — compare quartz glass
vitrifiable
adjective see vitrify
vitrification
noun see vitrify
vitrify
verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle French vitrifier, from Latin vitrum glass Date: 1594 transitive verb to convert into glass or a glassy substance by heat and fusion ...
vitrine
noun Etymology: French, from vitre pane of glass, from Old French, from Latin vitrum Date: 1880 a glass showcase or cabinet especially for displaying fine wares or specimens
vitriol
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French vitriole, from Medieval Latin vitriolum, alteration of Late Latin vitreolum, neuter of vitreolus glassy, from Latin vitreus ...
vitriolic
adjective see vitriol
Vitruvius
biographical name flourished 1st century B.C. Marcus Vitruvius Pollio Roman architect & engineer
Vitry-sur-Seine
geographical name commune N France, SSE suburb of Paris population 82,820
Vitsyebsk
geographical name see Vitebsk
vitta
noun (plural vittae) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, fillet; akin to Latin viēre to plait — more at wire Date: 1819 1. stripe, streak 2. one of the oil tubes in the ...
vittles
noun plural Date: 14th century victuals
vituperate
verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin vituperatus, past participle of vituperare, from vitium fault + parare to make, prepare — more at pare Date: 1542 transitive verb to ...
vituperation
noun Date: 15th century 1. sustained and bitter railing and condemnation ; vituperative utterance 2. an act or instance of vituperating Synonyms: see abuse
vituperative
adjective Date: 1727 uttering or given to censure ; containing or characterized by verbal abuse • vituperatively adverb
vituperatively
adverb see vituperative
vituperator
noun see vituperate
vituperatory
adjective Date: 1586 vituperative
viva
interjection Etymology: Italian & Spanish, long live, from 3d personsingular present subjunctive of vivere to live, from Latin — more at quick Date: 1682 — used to ...
viva voce
I. adverb Etymology: Medieval Latin, with the living voice Date: 1563 by word of mouth ; orally II. adjective Date: 1654 expressed or conducted by word of mouth ; ...
vivace
I. noun Date: circa 1683 a musical composition or movement in vivace tempo II. adverb or adjective Etymology: Italian, vivacious, from Latin vivac-, vivax Date: circa 1724 ...
vivacious
adjective Etymology: Latin vivac-, vivax long-lived, vigorous, high-spirited, from vivere to live Date: circa 1645 lively in temper, conduct, or spirit ; sprightly Synonyms: ...
vivaciously
adverb see vivacious
vivaciousness
noun see vivacious
vivacity
noun Date: 15th century the quality or state of being vivacious
Vivaldi
biographical name Antonio Lucio 1678-1741 Italian composer
vivandière
noun Etymology: French, feminine of vivandier sutler, from Old French, hospitable man, alteration of viandier, from viande, viaunde item of food — more at viand Date: 1844 ...
vivarium
noun (plural vivaria or -iums) Etymology: Latin, park, preserve, from vivus alive — more at quick Date: 1853 a terrarium used especially for small animals
vivax malaria
noun Etymology: New Latin vivax, specific epithet of Plasmodium vivax, from Latin Date: 1958 malaria caused by a plasmodium (Plasmodium vivax) that induces paroxysms at ...
vive la différence
foreign term Etymology: French long live the difference (between the sexes)
vive la reine
foreign term Etymology: French long live the queen
vive le roi
foreign term Etymology: French long live the king
viverrid
noun Etymology: New Latin Viverridae, from Viverra, type genus, from Latin viverra ferret; akin to Old English ācweorna squirrel, Lithuanian voverė Date: 1902 any of a ...
vivers
noun plural Etymology: Middle French vivres, plural of vivre food, from vivre to live, from Latin vivere Date: 1536 chiefly Scottish victuals, food
Vivian
or Vivien noun Date: 1859 the mistress of Merlin in Arthurian legend — called also Lady of the Lake
vivid
adjective Etymology: Latin vividus, from vivere to live — more at quick Date: 1634 1. of a color very strong ; very high in chroma 2. having the appearance of vigorous ...
vividly
adverb see vivid
vividness
noun see vivid
Vivien
noun see Vivian
vivific
adjective Etymology: Latin vivificus Date: 1551 imparting spirit or vivacity
vivification
noun see vivify
vivifier
noun see vivify
vivify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English vivifien to nourish, from Anglo-French vivifier to give life to, from Late Latin vivificare, from Latin vivificus ...
viviparity
noun Date: 1864 the quality or state of being viviparous
viviparous
adjective Etymology: Latin viviparus, from vivus alive + -parus -parous Date: 1646 1. producing living young instead of eggs from within the body in the manner of nearly all ...
viviparously
adverb see viviparous
vivisect
verb Etymology: back-formation from vivisection Date: 1864 transitive verb to perform vivisection on ; subject to vivisection intransitive verb to practice ...
vivisection
noun Etymology: Latin vivus + English section Date: 1707 1. the cutting of or operation on a living animal usually for physiological or pathological investigation; broadly ...
vivisectional
adjective see vivisection
vivisectionist
noun see vivisection
vivisector
noun see vivisect
vixen
noun Etymology: Middle English (southern dialect) *vixen, alteration of Middle English fixen, from Old English fyxe, feminine of fox Date: 1590 1. a shrewish ill-tempered ...
vixenish
adjective see vixen
vixere fortes ante Agamemnona
foreign term Etymology: Latin brave men lived before Agamemnon
viz
abbreviation videlicet
vizard
noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English viser mask, visor Date: circa 1555 1. a mask for disguise or protection 2. disguise, guise
vizcacha
variant of viscacha
Vizcaya
or Biscaya or Biscay geographical name province N Spain on Bay of Biscay; in Basque Country capital Bilbao area 853 square miles (2209 square kilometers), population 1,155,106
vizier
noun Etymology: Turkish vezir, from Arabic wazīr Date: 1599 1. a high executive officer of various Muslim countries and especially of the Ottoman Empire 2. a civil officer ...
vizierate
noun see vizier
vizierial
adjective see vizier
viziership
noun see vizier
vizor
variant of visor
vizsla
noun Etymology: Hungarian Date: 1945 any of a breed of hunting dogs of Hungarian origin that resemble the Weimaraner but have a rich deep red coat and brown eyes
VJ
noun Date: 1982 veejay
Vlaanderen
geographical name — see Flanders
Vlaardingen
geographical name commune & port SW Netherlands W of Rotterdam population 73,893
Vladikavkaz
or 1932-43 & 1955-91 Ordzhanikidze or 1944-54 Dzaudzhikau geographical name city S Russia in Europe population 325,000
Vladimir
geographical name city central Russia in Europe on the Klyaz'ma E of Moscow population 356,000
Vladimir I
biographical name Saint circa 956-1015 grand prince of Kiev (980-1015)
Vladivostok
geographical name city & port SE Russia in Asia capital of Maritime Territory population 648,000
Vlaminck
biographical name Maurice de 1876-1958 French painter
VLDL
noun Etymology: very low-density lipoprotein Date: 1977 a plasma lipoprotein that is produced primarily by the liver with lesser amounts contributed by the intestine, that ...
VLF
abbreviation very low frequency
Vlissingen
or Flushing geographical name city & port SW Netherlands in Zeeland population 43,913
Vlorë
or Valona or formerly Avlona geographical name city & port S Albania population 73,800
VLSI
abbreviation very large-scale integration
Vltava
geographical name river 270 miles (434 kilometers) W Czech Republic in Bohemia flowing N into the Elbe
VMD
abbreviation Etymology: New Latin veterinariae medicinae doctor doctor of veterinary medicine
VNA
abbreviation Visiting Nurse Association
vo-tech
adjective Etymology: vocational + technical Date: 1975 relating to, providing, or receiving vocational and technical education and training
VO2 max
noun Etymology: volume of O2 maximum Date: 1970 the maximum amount of oxygen the body can utilize during a specified period of usually intense exercise
VOA
abbreviation Voice of America
voc
abbreviation vocational
VOC
abbreviation volatile organic compound
voc-ed
noun Date: 1967 vocational education
vocab
noun Date: 1900 vocabulary
vocable
noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin vocabulum, from vocare to call, from vox voice — more at voice Date: 1530 term; specifically a word composed of various sounds or ...
vocabular
adjective Etymology: back-formation from vocabulary Date: 1608 of or relating to words or phraseology ; verbal
vocabulary
noun (plural -laries) Etymology: Middle French vocabulaire, probably from Medieval Latin vocabularium, from neuter of vocabularius verbal, from Latin vocabulum Date: 1532 1. ...
vocabulary entry
noun Date: circa 1934 a word (as the noun book), hyphenated or open compound (as the verb book-match or the noun book review), word element (as the affix pro-), abbreviation ...
vocal
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin vocalis, from voc-, vox voice — more at voice Date: 14th century 1. a. uttered by the voice ; oral b. produced in ...
vocal cords
noun plural Date: 1852 either of two pairs of folds of mucous membranes that project into the cavity of the larynx and have free edges extending dorsoventrally toward the ...
vocal folds
noun plural Date: 1924 the lower pair of vocal cords each of which when drawn taut, approximated to the contralateral member of the pair, and subjected to a flow of breath ...
vocalic
I. adjective Etymology: Latin vocalis vowel, from vocalis vocal Date: 1814 1. marked by or consisting of vowels 2. a. being or functioning as a vowel b. of, ...
vocalically
adverb see vocalic I
vocalise
British variant of vocalize
vocalism
noun Date: 1854 1. a. the vowel system of a language or dialect b. the pattern of vowels in a word or paradigm 2. vocalization 3. vocal art or technique ; singing
vocalist
noun Date: 1826 singer I
vocality
noun see vocal I
vocalization
noun see vocalize
vocalize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1669 transitive verb 1. to give voice to ; utter; specifically sing 2. a. to make voiced rather than voiceless ; voice b. to convert ...
vocalizer
noun see vocalize
vocally
adverb see vocal I
vocation
noun Etymology: Middle English vocacioun, from Anglo-French vocaciun, from Latin vocation-, vocatio summons, from vocare to call, from vox voice — more at voice Date: 15th ...
vocational
adjective Date: 1652 1. of, relating to, or concerned with a vocation 2. of, relating to, or undergoing training in a skill or trade to be pursued as a career • ...
vocationalism
noun Date: 1924 emphasis on vocational training in education • vocationalist noun
vocationalist
noun see vocationalism
vocationally
adverb see vocational
vocative
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English vocatif, from Middle French, from Latin vocativus, from vocatus, past participle of vocare Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or ...
vocatively
adverb see vocative I
vociferant
adjective Date: 1609 clamorous, vociferous
vociferate
verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin vociferatus, past participle of vociferari, from voc-, vox voice + ferre to bear — more at voice, bear Date: 1599 transitive verb to ...
vociferation
noun see vociferate
vociferator
noun see vociferate
vociferous
adjective Date: circa 1611 marked by or given to vehement insistent outcry • vociferously adverb • vociferousness noun Synonyms: vociferous, clamorous, blatant, ...
vociferously
adverb see vociferous
vociferousness
noun see vociferous
vocoder
noun Etymology: voice coder Date: circa 1939 an electronic mechanism that reduces speech signals to slowly varying signals transmittable over communication systems of ...
vodka
noun Etymology: Russian, from voda water; akin to Old English wæter water Date: circa 1803 a colorless liquor of neutral spirits distilled from a mash (as of rye or wheat)
vodka martini
noun Date: 1948 a martini made with vodka instead of gin
vodou
variant of voodoo
vodoun
noun see vodun
vodun
also vodoun noun Etymology: Haitian Creole vodoun, vodou Date: 1920 voodoo 1
Vogelkop
geographical name — see Doberai
vogie
adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1712 Scottish proud, vain
vogue
I. noun Etymology: Middle French, action of rowing, course, fashion, from voguer to sail, from Old French, from Old Italian vogare to row Date: 1571 1. archaic the leading ...
vogue la galère
foreign term Etymology: French let the galley be kept rowing ; keep on, whatever may happen
voguer
noun see vogue II
voguish
adjective Date: 1926 1. fashionable, smart 2. suddenly or temporarily popular • voguishness noun
voguishness
noun see voguish
voice
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old French vois, from Latin voc-, vox; akin to Old High German giwahanen to mention, Greek epos word, speech, Sanskrit vāk voice Date: ...
voice box
noun Date: 1912 larynx
voice mail
noun Date: 1980 an electronic communication system in which spoken messages are recorded or digitized for later playback to the intended recipient; also such a message
voice part
noun Date: 1776 voice 1b(4)
voice vote
noun Date: 1924 a parliamentary vote taken by calling for ayes and noes and estimating which response is stronger
voice-over
noun Date: circa 1947 1. a. the voice of an unseen narrator speaking (as in a motion picture or television commercial) b. the voice of a visible character (as in a ...
voiced
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having or furnished with a voice especially of a specified kind — often used in combination 2. uttered with vocal cord vibration
voiceful
adjective Date: circa 1611 having a voice or vocal quality; also having a loud voice or many voices • voicefulness noun
voicefulness
noun see voiceful
voiceless
adjective Date: 1535 1. having no voice ; mute 2. not voiced ; surd • voicelessly adverb • voicelessness noun
voicelessly
adverb see voiceless
voicelessness
noun see voiceless
voiceprint
noun Etymology: voice + fingerprint Date: 1962 an individually distinctive pattern of certain voice characteristics that is spectrographically produced
voicer
noun Date: 1879 one that voices; specifically one that voices organ pipes
void
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English voyde, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *vocitus, alteration of Latin vocivus, vacivus empty, from vacare to be empty Date: 14th ...
voidable
adjective Date: 15th century capable of being voided; specifically capable of being adjudged void • voidableness noun
voidableness
noun see voidable
voidance
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of voiding 2. of a benefice the state of being without an incumbent
voided
adjective Date: circa 1539 having the inner part cut away or left vacant with a narrow border left at the sides — used of a heraldic charge
voider
noun see void III
voidness
noun see void I
voilà
or voila interjection Etymology: French, literally, see there Date: 1739 — used to call attention, to express satisfaction or approval, or to suggest an appearance as if by ...
voila
interjection see voilà
voilà tout
foreign term Etymology: French that's all
voile
noun Etymology: French, veil, from Old French, from Latin vela, neuter plural of velum Date: 1889 a fine soft sheer fabric used especially for women's summer clothing or ...
Voiotía
geographical name — see Boeotia
voir dire
noun Etymology: Anglo-French, literally, to speak the truth Date: 1676 a preliminary examination to determine the competency of a witness or juror
Vojvodina
geographical name province N Serbia; chief city Novi Sad area 8683 square miles (22,576 square kilometers), population 2,012,605
vol
abbreviation 1. volcano 2. volume 3. volunteer
vol-au-vent
noun Etymology: French, literally, flight in the wind Date: 1828 a baked patty shell filled with meat, fowl, game, or seafood in sauce
volant
adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Latin volant-, volans, present participle of volare to fly Date: 1572 1. having the wings extended as if in flight — used of a ...
volante
adjective Etymology: Italian, literally, flying, from Latin volant-, volans, present participle Date: circa 1854 moving with light rapidity — used as a direction in music
Volapük
noun Etymology: Volapük, literally, world's speech, from vola of the world (genitive of vol world, modification of English world) + pük speech, modification of English speak ...
volar
adjective Etymology: Latin vola hollow in the palm of the hand or sole of the foot Date: 1814 relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot; specifically located ...
volatile
I. adjective Etymology: French, from Latin volatilis, from volare to fly Date: 1605 1. readily vaporizable at a relatively low temperature 2. flying or having the power to ...

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