V Definition

noun
The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet: from the Latin V, derived from one form of the Greek Y (upsilon): formerly used interchangeably in English with U both as a vowel and as a consonant, now only as a consonant.
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Any of the speech sounds that this letter represents, as, in English, the (v) of vote.
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A type or impression for v or V.
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The 22nd in a series.
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A Roman numeral for 5
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The V series of ITU-T Recommendations. The V series specifies protocols relating to modems and modem communications protocols over the public switched telephone network (PSTN). See V series.

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Vertical. From the Latin vertex, translating literally as turning point, and meaning top, zenith, or summit. At a right angle to the horizon. The y-axis on a two- or three-dimensional grid, chart, or graph in a Cartesian coordinate system. See also Cartesian coordinates, V & H, y-axis, and z-axis.

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Volt. See volt.

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Long deprecated standard for a modem that survived only in the form of a connector, the shape and pinout of which were defined for the modem. The V.35 connector is big, bulky, and slow by today's standards.
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The ITU-T Recommendation that improved on the V.90 standard in several ways.The QuickConnect feature reduces the handshaking time by approximately 50 percent, to about 10
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abbreviation
In the place of.
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See.
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Velocity.
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Valve.
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Vector.
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adjective
Of v or V.
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Twenty-second in a sequence or group.
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Shaped like V.
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Designating or of a type of reciprocating internal-combustion engine with eight cylinders arranged in a V-shape of two rows of four.
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Designating or of an engine similar to a V-8 but with only six cylinders.
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5five
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Vanadium.
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(music) Dominant seventh chord with the root as the dominant scale degree.

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(computing) The ASCII control character synchronous idle in caret notation.

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letter

The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, called vee and written in the Latin script.

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The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, called vee and written in the Latin script.

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pronoun

In Norse mythology, one of two brothers of Odin.

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Origin of V

  • German Vergeltungswaffe zwei, retaliation weapon two

    From Wiktionary

  • German Vergeltungswaffe eins retaliation weapon (number) one

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

  • German Vergeltungswaffe zwei retaliation weapon (number) two

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

  • From German Vergeltungswaffe eins (“retaliation weapon one”).

    From Wiktionary