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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
via
preposition
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▪ Do not send the application via fax.
▪ We flew to Bali via Singapore.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Via

Via \Vi"a\, n. [L. See Way.] A road way.

Via Lactea [L.] (Anat.), the Milky Way, or Galaxy. See Galaxy, 1.

Via media [L.] (Theol.), the middle way; -- a name applied to their own position by the Anglican high-churchmen, as being between the Roman Catholic Church and what they term extreme Protestantism.

Via

Via \Vi"a\, prep. [L., ablative of via way. See Way.] By the way of; as, to send a letter via Queenstown to London.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
via

1779, from Latin via "by way of," ablative form of via "way, road, path, highway, channel, course," from PIE *wegh- "to go, convey" (see weigh).

Wiktionary
via

Etymology 1 n. 1 A main road or highway, especially in ancient Rome. ''(Mainly used in set phrases, below.)'' 2 (label en electronics) A small hole in a printed circuit board filled with metal which connects two or more layers. Etymology 2

alt. 1 By way of; passing through. 2 By (means of); using (a medium). prep. 1 By way of; passing through. 2 By (means of); using (a medium).

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Via

Via or VIA may refer to one of the following:

Via (electronics)

A via or VIA (Latin for path or way, also known as vertical interconnect access) is an electrical connection between layers in a physical electronic circuit that goes through the plane of one or more adjacent layers.

VIA (Volunteers in Asia)

Tracing its roots to 1963, VIA (formerly Volunteers In Asia and Trans-Pacific Exchange) is an independent, non-sectarian, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to increasing understanding between the U.S. and Asia. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, VIA provides two kinds of programs. VIA's Asia Programs offer Americans the chance to live and volunteer in Asia, while VIA's Stanford Programs enable East Asian university students the opportunity to participate in multi-week themed programs in the United States.

Via (moth)

'Via ' is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.

VIA (music)

VIA ( Russian: ВИА) is an abbreviation for Vocal-[Music] Instrumental-Ensemble (, Vokalno-instrumentalny ansambl). It is the general name used for pop and rock bands that were formally recognized by the Soviet government from the 1960s to the 1980s.

In Soviet times, the term VIA generally meant band, but it is now used in Russia to refer specifically to pop, rock, and folk groups active during the Soviet period.

Via (surname)

The surname Via may refer to:

  • Angela Via, singer and songwriter
  • Dennis L. Via, US Army General (4-star)
  • Elizabeth Jane Via, American lawyer
  • Hunter Via (born 1976), American film editor
Via (company)

Via Transportation, Inc. also known as Via is a privately held American transportation network and real-time ridesharing company based in New York City. The company was founded in June 2012, by Daniel Ramot and Oren Shoval, the company's mobile-phone application facilitates group travel for a flat rate. Via currently operates in the Manhattan borough of New York, areas of Chicago and in areas of Orange County, California.

As of May 2016, it was reported that Via had raised $107 million in financing to date.

Usage examples of "via".

The objectives are to install IPS and to maximize BICO on an on-going basis, not just a per-meeting basis, achieved via democracy by informed ballot.

Many were too large to fit comfortably in buildings constructed on a human scale, and others, such as the Afanc and other water-dwellers, were unable to leave their own element, though they could move from Upper to Lower waters, and indeed, to other lakes and waterways in Gendival, via a network of subterranean waterways carved out by the Gaeorn long ago.

Its surface reflectance albedo has been changed enough so that in the past year these changes can now be detected via small commercial telescopes.

Thompson a Giulia la quale non aveva voluto ancora lasciare la tolda--ci ha portato via il nostro John!

We engaged via space-minus in a most interesting exchange, part of which involved the counselor graciously allowing us to view the transcript of your conversation with Padre Bateleur, the same conversation that moved the counselor to go looking for you himself.

Mallard, who was uncertain about his movements during the next month or two, went to quarters with which he was familiar in the Via Bocca di Leone.

Joan was 13 and Sugar Foot still getting regular eye doses of boric acid, and Ann Drew just out of the boric acid period, and so on up the line, when the Fair Calantha, as was her custom from time immemorial, started on safari via New York to Milford, Penna.

Mr Boulting, and there are no direct flights from Kennedy to Guadeloupe but American Airlines fly via San Juan, Puerto Rico, every day, and there are other flights via Saint Martin and Antigua.

After much courteous proposing and chivalrous disposing, it was agreed that Estelle had to be given the benefit of one of the rooms and Spandrel that of the other, while Buckthorn and Silverwood contented themselves with rooms at the Albergo Luna in Via Condotti, just off the piazza.

On the twenty-first of June a letter arrived from Raleigh via the Buncombe Mail, granting the prisoner a two-week stay of execution.

Via Filangeri the Carabineers grumbled and swore at the hard fate which kept them out of Rome at a time of public rejoicing.

Every day the women expected their men to return and every day Matilda expected a message from Normandy via Cradge, but as yet neither had come.

Willy had spent uncounted hours having cybersex via porno viddies, blue cephscope tapes, chat rooms, teledildonics, and the like.

They devised the cybrid creature known as John Keats -- a human personality imbedded in an AI persona carried in a human body connected to the Core via Planck-space interface.

As an alternative, they were told to arrange a meet here, near the great central Exchange building, at midnight of the day they received, via cymol police, a code.