Symbol, Chemistry.


Virgin Islands (approved especially for use with zip code).


intransitive verb.
see below.

Origin of v.i.

From the Latin word vidē infrā


Vancouver Island.
Virgin Islands. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for vi

Contemporary Examples of vi

  • In fact, they are semi-open fakes; Vi$$er and Ninja are a married couple, with children and formal education between them.

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    Too Explicit for YouTube

    Richard Rushfield

    October 21, 2010

  • First, he is duplicitous with the Na'vi people, and then with his bosses.

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    The Tantric Sex in Avatar

    Asra Q. Nomani

    March 4, 2010

  • The initial value of their investment, Vi, is only a few years of youth but the final value, Vf, is a life of luxury.

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    The Shelf Life of a Trophy Wife

    Johanna Piazza

    June 23, 2009

Historical Examples of vi

British Dictionary definitions for vi



abbreviation for

vide infra



the internet domain name for

US Virgin Islands


abbreviation for

Virgin Islands
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Word Origin and History for vi


abbreviation of Latin vide infra, literally "see below."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper