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English → English (WordNet) Definition: V V n 1: a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it [syn: volt] 2: a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite [syn: vanadium, atomic number 23 ] 3: the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one [syn: five, 5, cinque, quint, quintet, fivesome, quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little Phoebe] 4: the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet
English → English (gcide) Definition: V V \V\ (v[=e]). 1. V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. V and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while V is better adapted for engraving, as in stone. The two letters were formerly used indiscriminately, and till a comparatively recent date words containing them were often classed together in dictionaries and other books of reference (see U). The letter V is from the Latin alphabet, where it was used both as a consonant (about like English w) and as a vowel. The Latin derives it from it from a form (V) of the Greek vowel [Upsilon] (see Y), this Greek letter being either from the same Semitic letter as the digamma F (see F), or else added by the Greeks to the alphabet which they took from the Semitic. Etymologically v is most nearly related to u, w, f, b, p; as in vine, wine; avoirdupois, habit, have; safe, save; trover, troubadour, trope. See U, F, etc. [1913 Webster] See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect] 265; also [sect][sect] 155, 169, 178-179, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. As a numeral, V stands for five, in English and Latin. [1913 Webster]


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