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Meaning of version by Wiktionary Dictionary

version


    Etymology

    From Middle French version, from Medieval Latin versiō ( “a turning” ), from Latin vertō ( “to turn” ). Used in English since 16th century .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK, US ) IPA: /ˈvɜː( ɹ )ʒən/, X-SAMPA: /"v3:( r )Z@n/ or IPA: /ˈvɜː( ɹ )ʃən/, X-SAMPA: /"v3:( r )S@n/
    • Rhymes: -ɜː( r )ʒən

    Noun

    version ( plural: versions )

    1. A specific form or variation of something .
    2. A translation from one language to another .
      It's in the King James Version only .
    3. ( obsolete ) The act of translating, or rendering, from one language into another language .
    4. An account or description from a particular point of view, especially as contrasted with another account
      He gave another version of the affair .
    5. ( computing ) A particular revision ( of software, firmware, CPU, etc. ) .
      Upgrade to the latest version for new features and bug fixes .
    6. ( medicine ) A condition of the uterus in which its axis is deflected from its normal position without being bent upon itself. See anteversion and retroversion .
    7. ( ophthalmology ) An eye movement involving both eyes moving synchronously and symmetrically in the same direction .
    8. ( obsolete or medicine ) A change of form, direction, etc.; transformation; conversion.
      External cephalic version is a process by which a breech baby can sometimes be turned from buttocks or foot first to head first .

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Explanation of version by Wordnet Dictionary

version


    Noun
    1. manual turning of a fetus in the uterus ( usually to aid delivery )

    2. something a little different from others of the same type

    3. an experimental version of the night fighter
    4. a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

    5. a written work ( as a novel ) that has been recast in a new form

    6. a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language

    7. an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint

    8. his version of the fight was different from mine


    Definition of version by GCIDE Dictionary

    version


    1. Version n. [F., from L. vertere, versum, to turn, to change, to translate. See Verse.]
      1. A change of form, direction, or the like; transformation; conversion; turning.

      The version of air into water. Bacon.

      2. ( Med. ) A condition of the uterus in which its axis is deflected from its normal position without being bent upon itself. See Anteversion, and Retroversion.

      3. The act of translating, or rendering, from one language into another language.

      4. A translation; that which is rendered from another language; as, “the Common, or Authorized, Version of the Scriptures ( see under Authorized ); the Septuagint Version of the Old Testament”.

      5. An account or description from a particular point of view, especially as contrasted with another account; as, “he gave another version of the affair”.