Meaning of BIS in English

BIS

bis 1

/bis/ , adv.

1. twice.

2. again (used interjectionally as an enthusiastic call for the repetition of a musical performance).

[ 1810-20; duis TWICE ]

bis 2

/bis/ , n.

a sheer, often embroidered linen, used in the manufacture of altar cloths.

Also, bisso .

[ 1350-1400; ME byssus BYSSUS ]

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