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vise


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vice  \Vice\,  n.  [See  {Vise}.] 
  1.  (Mech.)  A  kind  of  instrument  for  holding  work  as  in 
  filing.  Same  as  {Vise}. 
 
  2.  A  tool  for  drawing  lead  into  cames,  or  flat  grooved  rods, 
  for  casements.  [Written  also  {vise}.] 
 
  3.  A  gripe  or  grasp.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vis'e  \Vi*s['e]"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Vis['e]ed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Vis['e]ing}.] 
  To  examine  and  indorse,  as  a  passport;  to  visa. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vise  \Vise\,  n.  [F.  vis  a  screw,  winding  stairs,  OF  vis,  viz, 
  fr  L.  vitis  a  vine;  probably  akin  to  E.  withy.] 
  An  instrument  consisting  of  two  jaws,  closing  by  a  screw, 
  lever,  cam,  or  the  like  for  holding  work  as  in  filing. 
  [Written  also  {vice}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vis'e  \Vi*s['e]"\,  n.  [F.  vis['e],  p.  p.  of  viser  to  put  a  visa 
  to  fr  L.  visus  seen,  p.  p.  of  videre  to  see.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  vise 
  n  :  a  device  attached  to  a  workbench;  has  two  jaws  to  hold 
  workpiece  firmly  in  place  [syn:  {bench  vise}] 




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