J meaning

Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter j.
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Joule.
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Judge.
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Jack.
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Any of the speech sounds that this letter represents, as, in English, the j of joy.
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J is the tenth letter in the English alphabet.

An example of j is the first letter in the word "Jerusalem."

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Tenth in a sequence or group.
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The tenth letter of the modern English alphabet.
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The tenth in a series.
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Something shaped like the letter J.
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The hypothetical source of those portions of the Pentateuch in which God is referred to with the Tetragrammaton rather than as Elohim.
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Justice.
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The tenth letter of the English alphabet: formerly a variant of I, i, in the 17th cent. it became established as a consonant only, as in Julius, originally spelled Iulius.
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A type or impression for j or J.
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The tenth in a sequence or group.
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An object shaped like J.
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Of j or J.
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Shaped like J.
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The imaginary number −1
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Judge.
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June.
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Justice.
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Abbreviation of joule.
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A high-level mathematical programming language developed by Kenneth Iverson, the author of APL. J is the successor to APL and runs on a variety of platforms, including DOS, Windows, OS/2, Unix and the Macintosh. The Windows version can be used as a calculating engine for Visual Basic, in which Visual Basic is used to write the file handling and user interface portions, and J is used to program the math.
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(J sharp) A programming language from Microsoft based on Java that includes most of the features of Visual J++. J# compiles into the Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) for the .NET platform. J# supports COM objects and the J/Direct interface to Windows.Why the Number Sign?Because it is similar to the sharp music notation symbol, the number sign (#) is used. See .NET Framework, C# and F#.
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Judge or justice.
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See joule.
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The tenth letter of the English alphabet, called jay and written in the Latin script.
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(slang) A term for a marijuana cigarette ('joint').

"I went outside to smoke myself a J" — Paul Simon, from the song "Late in the Evening" from the album, "One Trick Pony."

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(mathematics) An alternative version of i, the positive square root of -1; used in the context of electronics.
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(mathematics) The second unit vector, after i.
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The tenth letter of the English alphabet, called jay and written in the Latin script.
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(slang) A term for a marijuana cigarette ('joint').
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Abbreviation of Journal.
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(law) Abbreviation of Judge or justice. (It is used after a name (plural JJ).)

1990: O'Loughlin J — Peabody v Commissioner of Taxation, Federal Court of Australia report.

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As a prefix, Japanese (J-pop, J-rock, J-drama, etc.).
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(computing) The ASCII control character line feed in caret notation.
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January.
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Joule.
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July.
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Origin of j

  • Sense 5, from J(ehovah)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition