very


very
ver·y || 'verɪ adj. particular, specific; absolute, complete; simple, mere; genuine; actual adv. extremely, in an emphasized manner

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  • Very — Ver y, a. [Compar. {Verier}; superl. {Veriest}.] [OE. verai, verray, OF. verai, vrai, F. vrai, (assumed) LL. veracus, for L. verax true, veracious, fr. verus true; akin to OHG. & OS. w[=a]r, G. wahr, D. waar; perhaps originally, that is or exists …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Very — may refer to: * Very, an English adverb, expression of comparative degree. *Very (album) by the Pet Shop Boys *Very (lunar crater) *Very (crater on Mars)People with the surname Very: *Jones Very, poet *Frank Washington Very, astronomer …   Wikipedia

  • Very — Ver y, adv. In a high degree; to no small extent; exceedingly; excessively; extremely; as, a very great mountain; a very bright sum; a very cold day; the river flows very rapidly; he was very much hurt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • very — I. adjective (verier; est) Etymology: Middle English verray, verry, from Anglo French verai, from Vulgar Latin *veracus, alteration of Latin verac , verax truthful, from verus true; akin to Old English wǣr true, Old High German wāra trust, care,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • very — See: ALL VERY WELL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Very special episode — is an advertising term originally used in American television commercials to refer to an episode of a situation comedy or television drama that deals with a serious or controversial social issue. Although the concept has been in existence for… …   Wikipedia

  • Very Reverend — Very Ver y, a. [Compar. {Verier}; superl. {Veriest}.] [OE. verai, verray, OF. verai, vrai, F. vrai, (assumed) LL. veracus, for L. verax true, veracious, fr. verus true; akin to OHG. & OS. w[=a]r, G. wahr, D. waar; perhaps originally, that is or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Very Long Baseline Interferometry — (VLBI) is a type of astronomical interferometry used in radio astronomy. It allows observations of an object that are made simultaneously by many telescopes to be combined, emulating a telescope with a size equal to the maximum separation between …   Wikipedia

  • Very low frequency — or VLF refers to radio frequencies (RF) in the range of 3 kHz to 30 kHz. Since there is not much bandwidth in this band of the radio spectrum, only the very simplest signals are used, such as for radio navigation. Also known as the myriameter… …   Wikipedia

  • Very night signals — Very s night signals Ver y s night signals, or Very night signals Ver y night signals . [After Lieut. Samuel W. Very, who invented the system in 1877.] (Naut.) A system of signaling in which balls of red and green fire are fired from a pistol,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Very pistol — Very s night signals Ver y s night signals, or Very night signals Ver y night signals . [After Lieut. Samuel W. Very, who invented the system in 1877.] (Naut.) A system of signaling in which balls of red and green fire are fired from a pistol,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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