Associations to the word «Bis»

Wiktionary

BIS, noun. Plural of bi
BIS, adverb. Twice; showing that something is, or is to be, repeated, such as a passage of music, or an item in accounts.
BIS KEY, noun. (music) A key using alternative fingerings for certain notes on woodwind instruments. Specifically, a key that is located between the first and second keys operated by the left hand on a saxophone. Pressing LH1 and the bis key simultaneously results in the sounding of a Bb. This is especially useful when playing in keys with many flats.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope