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.
—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.
5. Physics.electric potential.
6. (esp. during World War II) the symbol of Allied victory.