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V

v

Pronunciation: (vē), [key]
n.,
pl. V'sor Vs, v'sor vs.

1. the 22nd letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by the letter V or v, as in victor, flivver, or shove.
3. something having the form of a V.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter V or v.
5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter V or v.

V




1. vagabond.
2. Math.vector.
3. velocity.
4. verb.
5. victory.
6. Elect.volt; volts.
7. vowel.

V




Symbol.
1. the 22nd in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the 21st.
2. (sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for five. Cf. Roman numerals.
3. Chem.vanadium.
4. Biochem.valine.
5. Physics.electric potential.
6. (esp. during World War II) the symbol of Allied victory.

v




1. variable.
2. velocity.
3. vicinal.
4. victory.
5. Elect.volt; volts.

V.




1. valve.
2. Venerable.
3. verb.
4. verse.
5. version.
6. versus.
7. very.
8. Vicar.
9. vice.
10. see. [< L vidē]
11. Village.
12. violin.
13. Virgin.
14. Viscount.
15. vision.
16. visual acuity.
17. vocative.
18. volume.

v.




1. valve.
2. (in personal names) van.
3. vector.
4. vein.
5. ventral.
6. verb.
7. verse.
8. version.
9. verso.
10. versus.
11. very.
12. vicar.
13. vice.
14. see. [< L vidē]
15. village.
16. violin.
17. vision.
18. vocative.
19. voice.
20. volt.
21. voltage.
22. volume.
23. (in personal names) von.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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