ETYM French vigne, Latin vinea a vineyard, vine from vineus of or belonging to wine, vinum wine, grapes. Related to Wine, Vignette.
Weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface.
Or grapevine; Any of various climbing woody plants of the genus Vitis, family Vitaceae, especially V. vinifera, native to Asia Minor and cultivated from antiquity. Its fruit is eaten or made into wine or other fermented drinks; dried fruits of certain varieties are known as raisins and currants. Many other species of climbing plant are also termed vines.
A means of distributing audiotape copies that is similar to a tape tree. Because vine tapes are digital in format, there is no degradation of sound quality as tapes are copied down the vine from one participant to the next. Compare tape tree.
To form or grow in the manner of a vine.