Bis



twice.
again (used as an enthusiastic call for the repetition of a musical performance).
a sheer, often embroidered linen, used in the manufacture of altar cloths.
Bank for International Settlements.
British Information Services.
Slang. bisexual.
Historical Examples

Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L’Homond
Notes and Queries, Number 166, January 1, 1853 Various
On the Eve Ivan Turgenev
Archaeological Essays Vol. 2 James Y. Simpson
Laurence Sterne in Germany Harvey Waterman Thayer
Felix O’Day F. Hopkinson Smith
The Fern Lover’s Companion George Henry Tilton
Timothy’s Quest Kate Douglas Wiggin
Laurence Sterne in Germany Harvey Waterman Thayer
Paul Gosslett’s Confessions in Love, Law, and The Civil Service Charles James Lever

adverb
twice; for a second time (used in musical scores to indicate a part to be repeated)
sentence substitute
encore! again!
abbreviation
Bank for International Settlements: an institution, based in Basel, Switzerland, that accepts deposits, makes loans for national central banks, and assists in offsetting speculative movements of funds between the major currencies; set up in 1930
Bosnia-Herzegovina (international car registration)
adjective, noun
(slang) short for bisexual (sense 1), bisexual (sense 6)
abbreviation
Burundi
Chemical symbol
bismuth
noun
adj.
Bi
The symbol for bismuth.
Bank for International Settlements
Brain Injury Society
Bislama
bisexual
bismuth
background information
bodily injury
built-in

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