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vis

, pl.

vi·res

(vis, vī'rēs),
Force, energy, or power.
[L. force]

vis

(vĭs) plural.vires [L., strength]
Force, strength, energy, power.
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"There is a thriving business for leading car care and car wash owners, operators, car wash equipment manufacturers and suppliers," VIS added.
BIO president and CEO, Jim Greenwood, stated that its collaboration with ViS Research Institute is helping streamline paediatric clinical research worldwide.
Vis said that trust was the key factor responsible for his success.
Thanks to brisk smartphone market in mainland China, VIS has so far this quarter received robust contacts for drive ICs used on touch screens of the phones.
In the context of current tensions about the reform of the Schengen Code - to do with the Commission's wish to have a say in national decisions regarding the potential reinstatement of border controls, particularly in the case of migratory problems - the European executive hopes that the VIS will reinforce the integrity of the free movement area as well as trust between member states.
Vis said: "I expect this to be both physically and mentally gruelling as most of the cycling will be done in the heat of the Indian summer at altitudes as high as 4,500m.
MAJ Mark Henderson, the APM VIS, noted that the 'extended' version of VIS-X will meet an immediate requirement to provide a vehicular intercom system for larger vehicles with up to 18 crew members and up to eight or more radios, such as Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, Stryker armored vehicles and Abrams tanks.
Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Orlando and will compete against more than 200 of the top law schools from around the world at The Vis Moot event in Vienna.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-31 May 2006-Kaupthing Bank hf sells 24% stake in VIS eignarhaldsfelag hf(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Crewmen, keep your hands off the vehicular intercommunication system (VIS) alarm cable connected to the driver's full function crew station!
"We chose VIS because we thought video case studies were crucial to engaging the learner in the experience, and this is one of VIS' core competencies."