Definitions for violˈvaɪ əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. viol(noun)

    any of a family of bowed stringed instruments that preceded the violin family

Wiktionary

  1. viol(Noun)

    A viola da gamba, a family of musical instruments that preceded the violin and viola and similar string instruments

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viol(noun)

    a stringed musical instrument formerly in use, of the same form as the violin, but larger, and having six strings, to be struck with a bow, and the neck furnished with frets for stopping the strings

  2. Viol(noun)

    a large rope sometimes used in weighing anchor

  3. Origin: [F. viole; cf. Pr. viola, viula, Sp., Pg., & It. viola, LL. vitula; of uncertain origin; perhaps from L. vitulari to celebrate a festival, keep holiday, be joyful, perhaps originally, to sacrifice a calf (vitulus; cf. Veal). Cf. Fiddle, Vielle, 2d Viola, Violin.]

Freebase

  1. Viol

    The viol or viola da gamba is any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed musical instruments developed in the mid-late 15th century and used primarily in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Music historians have traditionally related the viol family as descended primarily from the Renaissance vihuela, a plucked instrument that preceded the guitar. Viols are different in several respects from instruments of the violin family, most obviously in the instruments' flat rather than shaped backs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Viol

    vī′ol, n. a musical instrument which was the immediate precursor of the violin, having from three to six strings, and played by means of a bow.—ns. Viola (vē-ō′la, or vī′ō-la), a larger description of violin having four strings tuned in fifths, to which the part between the second violin and bass is generally assigned—also called Alto viola or Tenor violin; Vī′ol-block (naut.), a large single block big enough to reeve a small hawser; Vī′olist, a player on the viol or the viola.—Bass viol, a large medieval viol: the modern violoncello. [O. Fr. viole—Low L. vidula, from L. vitulāri, to skip like a calf, to make merry—L. vitulus, a calf.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viol in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Je me demande souvent à propos de la croyance la plus commune que Dieu ne vous donnera rien de plus que ce que vous pourriez peut-être manipuler; surtout quand je regarde autour de réaliser que la vie jette souvent des balles courbes un après l'autre que la plupart des gens trouvent difficile à gérer, physiquement et / ou émotionnellement. Il est vrai que beaucoup de gens sont confrontés à de nombreuses difficultés et les épreuves déchirantes qui incluent le rejet social, les discriminations raciales et sexuelles, la pauvreté déranger, le chômage horrible, les maladies mentales invalidantes, violence extrême, y compris le viol, et les maladies les plus difficiles comme le cancer et ainsi de suite, juste pour nommer quelques-uns. Ma compréhension personnelle est que la vie peut certainement vous combler avec beaucoup plus de défis que vous pouvez manipuler, et qui est la réalité que vous avez à accepter. Cela étant dit, je crois aussi que seul Dieu vous donnera la force - qui est nécessaire pour perdurer à travers ces situations difficiles, et à surmonter les adversités plus efficace. De sorte que vous ne devez pas perdre espoir face aux défis dans la vie, et devrait continuer à avoir une foi solide en Dieu pour le courage, l'endurance et la force qui vous permettrait de surmonter ces difficultés. Et je suis sûr que Dieu prendra soin de vous, comme toujours, au cours de ces phases difficiles dans votre vie.

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