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Vise vs. Vase

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Visenoun

(US) an instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing

Vasenoun

An upright open container used mainly for displaying fresh, dried, or artificial flowers.

Viseverb

To clamp with or as with a vise.

Vasenoun

(architecture) The body of the Corinthian capital.

Visenoun

An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing.

Vasenoun

A vessel adapted for various domestic purposes, and anciently for sacrificial uses; especially, a vessel of antique or elegant pattern used for ornament; as, a porcelain vase; a gold vase; a Grecian vase. See Illust. of Portland vase, under Portland.

‘No chargers then were wrought in burnished gold,Nor silver vases took the forming mold.’;

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Visenoun

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.

Vasenoun

A vessel similar to that described in the first definition above, or the representation of one in a solid block of stone, or the like, used for an ornament, as on a terrace or in a garden. See Illust. of Niche.

Viseverb

To examine and indorse, as a passport; to visa.

Vasenoun

The calyx of a plant.

Visenoun

a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place

Vasenoun

an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers

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Vise

A vice or vise (American English) is a mechanical apparatus used to secure an object to allow work to be performed on it. Vises have two parallel jaws, one fixed and the other movable, threaded in and out by a screw and lever.

Vase

A vase ( or ) is an open container. It can be made from a number of materials, such as ceramics, glass, non-rusting metals, such as aluminium, brass, bronze, or stainless steel.

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