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VRI

abbreviation for
  1. Victoria Regina et Imperatrix

Word Origin

Latin: Victoria, Queen and Empress
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for vri

Historical Examples

  • Completing the parallelogram, vri is the relative velocity of the water and wheel, and is the proper direction of the wheel vanes.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1

    Various

  • Var komit at kveldi, ok sagi prestr vsliga, at Grettir vri daur; ok sagi, at mikill skai vri eptir vlkan mann.

    Beowulf

    R. W. Chambers

  • Completing the parallelogram, vri is the direction of relative motion.

  • Varuna and the demon Vitri both derive their names from var, vri, to cover, to enfold.


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