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Webster Dictionary

  1. Vis(noun)

    force; power

  2. Vis(noun)

    physical force

  3. Vis(noun)

    moral power

  4. Origin: [L.]


  1. Vis

    Vis is a small Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea. The farthest Island off the Croatian Coast, it has a population of 3,617 and an area of 90.26 square kilometres. The highest point is Hum, 587 metres above sea level. The islands two largest communities are town of Vis, the islands commercial port located in the east, and Komiža in the west. The Municipality of Vis, which includes the offshore islands of Budikovac and Biševo, is part of the Split-Dalmatia Regional Unit. The main industries on the island are agriculture, fishing, fish refining and tourism. The current mayor of Vis is Ivo Radica.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vis

    vis, n. force: power:—pl. Vī′res.—Vis inertiæ, inertia: sluggishness; Vis mortua, force of pressure, dead force; Vis viva, living force, equal to the mass of a moving body multiplied by the square of its velocity. [L.]


  1. ViS

    ViS provides a game-changing analytics platform for the planning of clinical trials. Pharmaceutical trials are required for the evaluation of new medicines, and ViS’ collaborative analytics radically improves cost-efficiency in the selection of research centers for trial participation.ViS provides the only interactive map of global clinical research infrastructure, which achieves two objectives: I) allows trial planners to quickly find centers and make sense of vast amounts of comparative multi-dimensional analytics, going easily from the country level down to that of the center; and II) enables the more than 400,000 globally distributed research centers to securely and efficiently showcase their technical disease-specific capabilities to trial planners, while also connecting with collaborating centers that can lead to future projects.

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  1. VIS

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vis in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Hassan Rouhani:

    If the Americans take the appropriate actions vis--vis Iranian citizens who are being imprisoned here, then the right atmosphere and environment will be created for reciprocal actions, perhaps.

  2. Daniele Nouy:

    A lot of significant losses were taken in places that were of small importance vis-à-vis the rest of the group, we are not considering that one category of business model is better than another.

  3. Maria Fantappie:

    Their relevance is the way that Abadi will use them as a stepping stone to make some small changes which will empower his popularity and position vis-a-vis other powerful rivals in the Shi'ite political scene.

  4. Haim Tomer:

    Indirect secret cooperation vis-a-vis Iran is happening with these countries and there is the possibility to deepen it, it's always easier to cooperate with intelligence sharing than it is when it comes to military assets.

  5. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Mechanics of Mind: I feel the greatest source of despair stems not from what we do on a daily basis, but the pace at which our mind thinks vis-a-vis our progression in real life that matters - the greater the gap the more the despair!”

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