vise: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vīs), [key]
— n., v., vised, vis•ing.
  1. any of various devices, usually having two jaws that may be brought together or separated by means of a screw, lever, or the like, used to hold an object firmly while work is being done on it.
  1. to hold, press, or squeeze with or as with a vise.


Pronunciation: (vē'zā, vē-zā'), [key]
— vi•séed, vi•sé•ing.
  1. visa.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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