Q meaning

kyo͝o
Question.
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Quart.
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Quarto.
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(games) Queen.
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Any of the speech sounds that this letter represents, as, in English words, where it is typically followed by u (except in words borrowed from Arabic), the (kw) of queen or (k) of conquer.
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A type or impression for q or Q.
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The seventeenth in a sequence or group.
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Of q or Q.
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(pharmacy) Every.
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(physics) Electric charge.
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Q is the seventeenth letter in the English alphabet.

An example of q is the first letter in the word "question."

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The seventeenth letter of the English alphabet: via Latin from the early Greek koppa, a borrowing from the Phoenician.
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An object shaped like Q.
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Seventeenth in a sequence or group.
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Shaped like Q.
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Quart.
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Quarter.
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Quarterly.
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Quarto.
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Query.
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Question.
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Quintal.
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Quire.
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(electronics) The ratio of energy stored to energy lost in a component or substance.
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Farthing.
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Quebec.
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Queen.
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(chess) Queen.
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Quetzal.
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(rom. history) Quintus (the praenomen)
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The abbreviation used in trial transcripts and depositions to mark each question asked.
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One of the two letters, along with Z, that traditionally did not appear on a telephone dial or keypad. The thought was that Q could be confused with O, and that Z could be confused with 2. Q now appears with P, R, and S on number 7. Alphanumeric dialing was, and remains, a North American practice. Telephones in most other countries do not sport letters.
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Q interface or Reference Point Q in ISDN. See Reference Point Q.
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The ITU-T Recommendation for the user network interface (UNI) for integrated services digital network (ISDN) basic call control, such as call setup and teardown.The specifications include user-touser and network-to-network call control messages for both circuit-switched and packet-switched networking. ISDN signaling and control takes place over the D channel. Q.931 also is included in the ITU-T H.323 protocol suite for multimedia communications over packet networks. See also D channel, H.323, ISDN, and ITU-T.
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The seventeenth letter of the English alphabet, called cue and written in the Latin script.
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The ordinal number seventeenth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called cue and written in the Latin script.
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(sports) Conditional qualification.
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(computing) The ASCII control character device control 1 in caret notation.
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An ISDN connection protocol somewhat similar to TCP.
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The 17th letter of the modern English alphabet.
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The 17th in a series.
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Something shaped like the letter Q.
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A hypothetical lost manuscript, consisting largely of sayings of Jesus, that is believed to have been the source of those passages in Matthew and Luke that bear close similarity to each other but not to parallel passages in Mark.
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Quintal.
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Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter q.
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Origin of q

  • Sense 5, probably from German Q(uelle) source

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