Vis

Vis may refer to:

Geography

* Vis (island), a Croatian island in the Adriatic sea
* Vis (town), town and municipality on the island of Vis
* Vis, Bulgaria, a village in Ivaylovgrad municipality, Haskovo Province, Bulgaria
* Vis River, in south-central France

Initialisms

*Vasil Iliev Security, Bulgarian front company for a criminal organisation
*Vatican Information Service, an electronic daily news letter produced by the Holy See Press Office in the Vatican
*Vavoua International School, an international boarding school in Côte d'Ivoire founded by Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ
*Victorian Institute of Sport, a government sporting institute in Victoria, Australia
*Vienna Independent Shorts, an annual international short film festival in Austria
*Vienna International School, an international school in Austria founded to accommodate the children of UN employees and diplomats
*Viewable image size, the amount of screen space available on display without obstruction
*Visalia Municipal Airport, IATA airport code and FAA location identifier the public airport at Visalia, Tulare County, California
*Visa Information System, a database of fingerprints and facial scans in use by Schengen Zone countries
*Visual Instruction Set, a SIMD instruction set for SPARC processors
* Voter Information Service for Elections Canada

People

* Rudi Vis (born 1941), British politician

Other

* Vis (weapon), a type of Polish handgun
* Vis (computer graphics), a form of polygon culling used to accelerate the rendering of 3D environments
* Vis Moot, the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, a prestigious moot held annually in Vienna, Austria
* Vis, the possessive form of the English neologistic gender-neutral pronoun "ve"
* Visible light, especially in the combined form UV-VIS (ultraviolet and visible)

ee also

*Vis-à-vis
*Viz (disambiguation)


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  • vis — vis …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • vis — [ vis ] n. f. • viz « escalier tournant » v. 1170; lat. vitis « vigne », et par ext. « vrille de vigne » 1 ♦ Escalier tournant en hélice autour d un axe, dit « noyau », qui soutient toutes les marches. « Ils sortirent sous le porche et montèrent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vis — 1. (vis ) s. f. 1°   Vis de Saint Gilles, escalier qui monte en rampe, et dont les marches semblent porter en l air ; ainsi nommé du prieuré de Saint Gilles en Languedoc, où est un escalier de ce genre qu on a imité.    Vis à jour, escalier… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • VIS — bezeichnet: eine Insel in Kroatien, siehe Vis eine Ortschaft auf der gleichnamigen Insel, siehe Vis (Stadt) einen Fluss in Südfrankreich, siehe Vis (Fluss) eine polnische Pistole, siehe Pistolet Vis wz. 35 altfranzösisch für Gesicht (daraus auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vis — 1. vis cómica. Locución nominal femenina de origen latino, que significa ‘capacidad de hacer reír’: «Me faltaba vis cómica, yo lo notaba» (FnGómez Viaje [Esp. 1985]). Se utiliza siempre en singular. 2. vis a vis. Calco del francés vis à vis,… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Vis — Vis, n. 1. Force; power. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) (a) Physical force. (b) Moral power. [1913 Webster] {Principle of vis viva} (Mech.), the principle that the difference between the aggregate work of the accelerating forces of a system and that of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vis — (izg. vȋs) DEFINICIJA moć, sila, ob. u: SINTAGMA vis inertiae (izg. vis inèrcie) sila ustrajnosti; vis legis (izg. vis lȇgis) sila zakona; vis maior (izg. vis mȁjor) viša sila, u smislu 1. Boga i Božje intervencije 2. razg. spleta okolnosti i… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • vis — VIS, visuri, s.n. 1. Faptul de a visa; înlănţuire de imagini, de fenomene psihice şi de idei care apar în conştiinţa omului în timpul somnului. ♢ Carte de vise = carte care cuprinde semnificaţia profetică a visurilor. ♢ loc. adj. De vis = propriu …   Dicționar Român

  • vis — VIS. s. f. Piece ronde de fer ou de bois, qui est canelée en ligne spirale, & qui entre dans un écrou qui l est de mesme. Une vis de bois, de fer, de cuivre. une vis de pressoir. vis d arquebuse, de pistolet. les vis d un chaslit, d une serrure.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Vis —    • Vis,          означает в широком смысле всякое действие, совершенное кем либо против воли другого, в узком смысле насилие. Первое относится к гражданскому праву, второе к уголовному. Гражданское право не позволяло противозаконно мешать… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей


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