Definitions for viseˈvi zeɪ, viˈzeɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
visevaɪs(n.; v.)vised, vis•ing.
or vice 1 2
(n.)any of various devices, usu. having two jaws adjusted by means of a screw, lever, or the like, used to hold an object firmly while work is being done on it.
Category: Building Trades
(v.t.)to hold, press, or squeeze with or as if with a vise.
Category: Building Trades
Origin of vise:
1300–50; ME vis < OF: screw < L vītis vine
vi•séˈvi zeɪ, viˈzeɪ(n.; v.t.)vi•séed, vi•sé•ing.
Category: Government, Law
Origin of visé:
1810–20; < F, ptp. of viser to inspect, check; see visa
vise, bench vise(noun)
a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing.
Origin: From vis, from vis, viz, from vitis; probably akin to English withy.
an instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing
an indorsement made on a passport by the proper authorities of certain countries on the continent of Europe, denoting that it has been examined, and that the person who bears it is permitted to proceed on his journey; a visa
to examine and indorse, as a passport; to visa
A vise or vice is a mechanical screw apparatus used for holding or clamping a work piece to allow work to be performed on it with tools such as saws, planes, drills, mills, screwdrivers, sandpaper, etc. Vises usually have one fixed jaw and another, parallel, jaw which is moved towards or away from the fixed jaw by the screw.
Translations for vise
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to make obvious
This light shows up the places where I've mended this coat.
- wys, dui aanAfrikaans
- يُبَيِّن، يَكْشِف عن، يُبْرِزArabic
- карам да изпъкнеBulgarian
- revelarPortuguese (BR)
- esile toomaEstonian
- نشان دادنFarsi
- tuoda esiinFinnish
- faire ressortirFrench
- उजागर करनाHindi
- membuat kentaraIndonesian
- sÿna í réttu ljósi, leiða í ljósIcelandic
- mettere in luce, rivelareItalian
- izcelt; norādīt uzLatvian
- menampakkan dengan jelasMalay
- zichtbaar makenDutch
- vise tydelig, avsløreNorwegian
- نشان دادنPersian
- څرګند، ښكاره، جوتPashto
- a evidenţiaRomanian
- сделать заметнымRussian
- få att framträda (synas tydligt)Swedish
- göstermek, belli etmekTurkish
- 顯示Chinese (Trad.)
- نمایاں طور پر ظاہر ہوناUrdu
- làm hiển nhiênVietnamese
- 显示Chinese (Simp.)
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