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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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Vista Outdoor is scheduled to hold the call at 9:00 a.m.
Thats the strength of national service, thats the strength of VISTA, said Barbara Stewart, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
One access pass is given for every P1,500 worth of single or cumulative receipt purchase from any store in the Vista Malls.
In 1998, the tycoon acquired Taal Vista Lodge through SM Investments Corp.
Access pass to the activity center is available for every P1, 500 worth of single or cumulative receipt purchase from any tenant in the Vista Mall during the respective dates only.
Vista Equity Partners has more than USD 44bn in cumulative capital commitments.
The region's largest exhibitor is utilising Vista's cutting-edge technology across their cinemas in the Gulf region to bring a seamless cinematic experience to their moviegoers.
Mischa Kay, MD, Vista EMEA, said: "We're excited to have played a part in such a historic milestone in Saudi Arabia.
The Studer Vista 5 Black Edition is available in 22, 32 and 44 fader sizes, and supports an optional TFT meter bridge.
Vista Health System is a network that includes: two hospitals in Waukegan A} Vista Medical Center East and Vista Medical Center West; the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes the Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, the Vista Freestanding Emergency Center, and the new Vista Medical Office Building; and several locations for imaging, patient therapy and physician practices.
As the official conservation sponsor, Vista Outdoor is the presenting sponsor of the "Conservation Trail" at this year's 2017 National Jamboree.
"We are honored to partner with Vista and Vista companies-including PowerSchool-to continue to ensure that our children are well-nourished, and able to learn," said Shridhar Venkat, CEO of the Akshaya Patra Foundation in India.