What does vis mean?

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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.

Suggested Resources

  1. VIS

    What does VIS stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the VIS acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  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. Cicero:

    Force overcome by force. (Vi Victa Vis)

  2. Sașa Pană:

    Vis - singura REALITATE pe care nimeni nu ne-o poate fura,

  3. Fabrice Pothier:

    I think overall things are in a better place for Ukraine vis-à-vis the U.S..

  4. Dmitry Peskov:

    For us, we are interested in having a predictable partner, a predictable vis a vis for the dialogue.

  5. Ali Akbar Salehi:

    Until that document is produced we certainly will not take any measures vis-à-vis the Arak heavy water research reactor.

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