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Definition of "bis" []

  • Music Again; twice. Used as a direction to repeat a passage. (adverb)
  • Used to request an additional performance. (interjection)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bis" in a sentence
  • "V. 42bis (the "bis" is French for "enhanced") is a data compression addition to the V. 42 feature."
  • "Berg explains that the compound used in most sealants today is called bis-GMA, a product that derives from both BPA and BPA-GMA but has different properties."
  • "For the twelve months of the sun contain three hundred and sixty-five and a quarter days, and so because the quarter becomes a whole, in four years an extra day is completed, which is called bis-sextile."