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abbreviation for
  1. Victoria Regina et Imperatrix
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Word Origin

Latin: Victoria, Queen and Empress
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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


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


    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.