A bench vise
vise (plural vises)
- (US) An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a ****, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing.
two-jawed instrument for holding work
- Albanian: morsë f pl
- Belarusian: ціскі́ m pl (ciskí)
- Catalan: cargol de banc m
- Mandarin: 老虎鉗 (zh), 老虎钳 (zh) (lǎohǔqián), 夾鉗 (zh), 夹钳 (zh) (jiāqián), 虎鉗 (zh), 虎钳 (zh) (hǔqián), 萬力 (zh), 万力 (zh) (wànlì)
- Czech: svěrák m
- Danish: skruestik c, skruetvinge c
- Dutch: bankschroef (nl) m, f
- Esperanto: vajco
- Finnish: ruuvipuristin, ruuvipenkki (fi)
- French: étau (fr) m
- Georgian: გირაგი (giragi)
- German: Schraubstock (de) m
- Greek: μέγγενη (el) f (méngeni)
- Hungarian: satu (hu)
- Irish: bís f
- vise in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- first-person singular present indicative of viser
- third-person singular present indicative of viser
- first-person singular present subjunctive of viser
- third-person singular present subjunctive of viser
- second-person singular imperative of viser
- first-person singular preterite subjunctive of ver
- third-person singular preterite subjunctive of ver
- vocative masculine singular of vīsus
Inflected form of vis.
- definite singular of vis
- plural of vis
From Old Norse vísa (“a manner of singing”), related to vis.
vise f, m (definite singular visa or visen, indefinite plural viser, definite plural visene)
- Lyrical or epic poem with plain content and plain melody.
- En strofisk dikt med strofisk melodi såväl litterärt som musikalisk oftast präglad av en viss enkelhet i stilen. Bengt R. Jonsson (Swedish)
- A stanzaic poem with a stanzaic melody both literary and musically usually characterized by to some degree a simplicity of style.
The Scandinavian term vise is less comprehensive than the English song (Norwegian Bokmål sang), the German Lied or the French chanson. The term sang is often citing a collective whereas the vise more commonly refers to an I.
vise (imperative vis, present tense viser, simple past viste, past participle vist, present participle visende)
- to show
- to send someone on their way
- vise noen til en dyktig lege
- send someone to a proficient physician
- vise bort
- turn away
- “vise” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
- first-person singular present subjunctive of visar
- third-person singular present subjunctive of visar
- first-person singular imperative of visar
- third-person singular imperative of visar
vise n pl
- plural of vis
- absolute definite natural masculine form of vis.
- (dated) absolute plural form of vis.
- de tre vise männen
- the three wise men, the Biblical Magi
- a queen bee