Again, as a direction in a musical score indicating that a passage is to be repeated.
- An alternate way to designate the repeat of a two-measure phrase is the use of word bis (meaning twice) centered in brackets over the phrase.
- If a short passage of two or three bars is to be repeated then the phrase itself might be highlighted with a line with square ends lying above the bar and the word bis in the middle of the line.
- For short passages of a bar or so,the word Bis is used.
Via French and Italian from Latin, literally 'twice'.
Words that rhyme with bisabyss, amiss, bliss, Chris, Diss, hiss, kiss, Majlis, miss, reminisce, sis, Swiss, this, vis