visa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v visa approve officially "The list of speakers must be visaed"
    • v visa provide (a passport) with a visa
    • n visa an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During the Christmas buying season, Visa cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute in the U.S.
    • n Visa See Visé.
    • v. t Visa To indorse, after examination, with the word visé, as a passport; to visé.
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Quotations

  • Julie Burchill
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    “It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

I assure you it will be quite the thing for him to do; but I hope you will not visa the passport.
"Around the World in 80 Days" by Jules Verne
We took our passport to the commandant, who visaed them readily, and told us he'd do his best to get us transport.
"Greenmantle" by John Buchan
Gendarmes awoke him to see his visa.
"Under Two Flags" by Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
Just visa my papers, and we'll get along.
"Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo" by William Le Queux
Chopin had been advised by Mr. Beyer to have London instead of Paris put as a visa in his passport.
"Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician" by Frederick Niecks
The Russian and the Englishman each received the regulation visa, and the affair went no further.
"The Adventures of a Special Correspondent" by Jules Verne
The easiest way out of the difficulty was to get another gendarme to see to the visa.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII" by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
But you'll have to apply for a visa if you're going to stay here more than three days.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
The number of my visa told me that I was the 4318th Englishman who had entered the port of Civita Vecchia that season.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
Law, foreseeing the renewed rage which the visa would excite, determined to leave France.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
The visa will cost ten shillings.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
If he has, check the foreign consuls here in the city to see if he got a visa.
"Nor Iron Bars a Cage...." by Gordon Randall Garrett
You can meet him and some of his countrymen, and we'll go to the consulate to obtain visas.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Chinese who cannot get visas to enter the Philippines.
"The Golden Skull" by John Blaine
No passengers over seventy carried without special visas.
"The Statue" by Mari Wolf
After that he must get a German visa.
"The Salvaging Of Civilisation" by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
She'd overstayed her visa and nobody knew where she was.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
The worst that can happen to you after you write the report is that you'll have trouble getting passports and visas.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
Sailing, walking on deck, landing, and passports and visas and going through customs.
"Nan Sherwood's Summer Holidays" by Annie Roe Carr
Nobis haec visa et risa.
"Curiosities of Medical Experience" by J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
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In news:

A hacker associated with the collective Anonymous has been convicted in Britain today for attacks against the websites of PayPal, Mastercard and Visa.
Council approves VISA incentive plan.
From Syria, He Got A Visa, His Brothers Did Not.
House to Vote on Increasing Advanced-Degree Visas.
Manriquez is one of about 20 migrant workers employed by the farm's owner, Billy Carter, each year through the H-2a visa program.
Merchants balk at proposed Visa fee increases.
Merchants in Class-Action Suit Against Visa, MasterCard Say Pact Won't Prevent Charges From Continuing to Increase.
A look at the performance of Visa in social media over the past four months.
Social media performance of Visa.
Beijing to let travelers stay visa-free for 3 days.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — One of the men featured in a Visa commercial for having never missed a Super Bowl has died at age 79.
The campaign, dubbed 'Just for you in San Francisco,' builds on Visa's earlier effort, 'San Francisco Prefers Visa'.
In this May 9, 2012 file photo, a Visa credit card is tendered at opening of the Superdry store in New York's Times Square.
The program grants permanent visas to some immigrants earning advanced degrees.
Visa Puts Credit Security on You.
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In science:

Visa versa starting from the group Γ generated by three half-turns a, b, and c one can easily obtain its two generator subgroup Γ0 = hab, aci.
Singular sets and parameters of generalized triangle orbifolds
Visa versa, special (and very strict) conditions are required for realization of Gaussian tails.
Tails of probability density for sums of random independent variables
It is constructive: we are going to describe how to construct numbers from a pair of polygons and visa versa. A small remark about notations.
Moduli spaces of convex projective structures on surfaces
Thus, the basic requirement for the microprocessor to communicate with the analog world is a device capable of converting digital signals to analog signal and visa versa.
Simple 8085 microprocessor compatible I/O card
Yang-Mills theory . 2 Collection θ ′ α uniquely determine L′ (∇, ξ ) and visa versa.
Deformation of maximally supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory in dimensions 10. An algebraic approach
Leenders (1997) argues that the processes of tie selection and nodal variate influence are co-occurring phenomena, with ties affecting nodal variates and visa versa, and should therefore be considered together.
Exponential-family Random Network Models
The grey shaded line in the left panel is a copy of the spectrum in the right panel and visa verse. 20000 particles were traced in each spectrum.
Gamma-Ray Bursts, Collisionless Shocks and Synthetic Spectra
It is natural, therefore, to ask what the consequences of cosmology are for string theory, and visa versa.
Towards an Observational Appraisal of String Cosmology
As a result the only acceptable values are "visa", "paypal" or "deposit" and the intermediate tuple denotes just that.
Automatic WSDL-guided Test Case Generation for PropEr Testing of Web Services
Lacking background (or interest) in physics, many mathematicians are reluctant to be drawn into unfamiliar territory (and of course visa versa).
Multivector Solutions to the Hyper-Holomorphic Massive Dirac Equation
This is a critical lesson; that although new physics may make its appearance at one facility, eg, the LHC, it is highly likely that measurements at a complementary facility such as the NLC may be crucial to understanding its significance, or visa versa.
Discovery Potential for New Phenomena
Any element of OL can be expressed as a linear combination of elements of OR , and visa versa.
Division Algebras; Spinors; Idempotents; The Algebraic Structure of Reality
The framework is currently used in projects testing the newest MasterCard, VISA smart cards and java cards.
Rule-based Test Generation with Mind Maps
Since Γ cannot cross itself, it follows that Γ cannot cross the arc γi , and thus cannot pass from the domain ωi to the interior of the complement of ωi , or visa versa, except possibly by passing through an end-point of Li .
Existence and Uniqueness Results for Double-Free-Boundary Problems in Fluid Dynamics
In fact it is easily shown for sufficiently large i that if a ”left full turn” configuration at i precedes a ”right full turn” configuration (or visa versa) at k > i, then there exists a type (b.1) configuration at some j with i < j < k .
Existence and Uniqueness Results for Double-Free-Boundary Problems in Fluid Dynamics
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