• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Viz To wit; that is; namely.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • viz An abbreviation of videlicet, usually read ‘namely.’ The z here, as in oz., represents a medieval symbol of contraction (a symbol also represented by a semicolon), originally a ligature for the Latin et, and (and so equivalent to the symbol &), extended to represent the termination -et and the enclitic conjunction -que, and finally used as a mere mark of abbreviation, equivalent in use to the period as now so used, viz being equivalent to vi., and not originally requiring the period after it.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Contr. fr. videlicet,


In literature:

According to this list there were eight Clerks of the Roads, viz.
"The King's Post" by R. C. Tombs
Once only was there a long interval of prosperity and peace; viz.
"The Astronomy of the Bible" by E. Walter Maunder
Seven of them were known, viz.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
The Queen has only one remark to make, viz.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
Being heterozygous for two factors they will produce four kinds of gametes in equal numbers, viz.
"Mendelism" by Reginald Crundall Punnett
To enter, therefore, upon the present subject, I lay down this as my first position, viz.
"Ebrietatis Encomium" by Boniface Oinophilus
We were of the same opinion, viz.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX" by Various
Perhaps Texas shows the greatest number of distinct soil areas, viz., eight.
"The Story of the Cotton Plant" by Frederick Wilkinson
The remains with which we are acquainted indicate four distinct periods of great architectural activity in Egyptian history, viz.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
Notwithstanding the external difference of the case from the first, she described her sensations as the same; viz.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845" by Various

In news:

The templates can be accessed through Viz Trio character generation software and the Viz Content Pilot workflow solution for journalists.
Vizrt will show a new release of the Viz 3G real-time graphics and video content to mobile devices platform at IBC 2006.
For more information go to www.max- viz. com.
Max-Viz Enhanced Vision Receives King Air STC from Brazil.
Max-Viz Buy Moves Astronics Into New Markets.
Sidi Vortice Boots in Black/Hi-Viz Yellow.
Astronics Buys Max- Viz. Search this site.
Briefs for July 23, 2012: Viz-Abilities meets today in Craig.
Northwest Colorado Viz-Abilities, a group that helps people with low vision, meets at 1:30 pm today in the second floor library at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.
When HR meets data- viz. Tuesday November 27th 2012.
Max-Viz STC for Hawker EVS Coming Soon.
Max-Viz: Enhanced Vision Gains Market Awareness.
Viz Media to Publish Original Kids' Graphic Novels.
U.S.-based manga publisher and anime distributor Viz Media made its mark in the American comics scene by publishing bestselling Japanese manga such as Naruto, Dragon Ball, and the Eisner-award-winning series 20th Century Boys.
Viz Media announced this morning that it has expanded its iPad app to include support for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

In science:

In our experiment we used two rule induction techniques, viz.
Meta-Learning for Phonemic Annotation of Corpora
In the following we need Cauchy’s theorem (q–binomial theorem), viz.
Combinatorics of geometrically distributed random variables: Value and position of large left-to-right maxima
Prasanna (1991) had considered another static spacetime viz.
Inertial forces - a la Newton in General Relativity
Eq. (14) that R is not approaching its GR value (0) for large value of ω (φ) or even for the Nordtvedt conditions viz. ω (φ) → ∞ , ω ′ (φ) ω3 (φ) → 0.
General relativity limit of the scalar-tensor theories for traceless matter field
Tp denotes the embedded Zariski tangent space, and note that M contains 2 canonical hyperplanes, viz.
Normal bundles of rational curves in projective spaces