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(vĭs`tə), uninc. city (1990 pop. 71,872), San Diego co., SW Calif., near the Pacific coast, in an agricultural and resort area; inc. 1963. Its manufactures include metal and plastic products, electronic equipment, consumer goods, and computer supplies. Vista has grown tremendously along with the San Diego metropolitan area; its population nearly tripled in the late 20th cent.


A usually unobstructed view into the distance; often given scale by the receding perspective of a road or a row of trees.


(Volunteers in Service to America), government agency which fights poverty in the U.S. [Am. Hist.: WB, 1: 27]


(1) See Windows Vista.

(2) (VISTA) (Veterans Health Information Systems Technology Architecture) The information system that performs the daily processing in the healthcare facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs. VISTA was introduced in 1996. See healthcare IT.
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Small businesses using Windows Vista Business can use PASS Commerce Center to view cash flow, present invoices, take new forms of payment, apply for financing and discover new services, directly from the Windows Vista desktop.
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As part of this latest agreement, HP takes responsibility for maintenance and support for all hardware and software products that comprise the VistA solution.
Rio Vista is a master limited partnership engaged in liquid bulk storage, transloading and transportation of chemicals and petroleum products through its assets and operations in Hopewell, Virginia.
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Certain of the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the filing of Rio Vista's March 31, 2009 and June 30, 2009 quarterly financial statements on Form 10-Q and the ability of Rio Vista to meet ongoing compliance requirements of NASDAQ in connection with Rio Vista's financial statements.
Our alliance and close working relationship during the development of Windows Vista has resulted in an innovative application which realizes the full potential of our next-generation design applications.
Those who spend the time up front adjusting to the new interface will have a tremendous advantage in their understanding and usage of Vista.
Support for both Microsoft XP and Vista helps developers get a jump-start in leveraging Microsoft's new visual operating system while continuing to support their existing Windows users.
This transaction is a key part of the vision of Playa Vista," said Playa Vista President Steve Soboroff.