Physics. elementary charge.
Other definitions for e (2 of 9)
Mathematics. a transcendental constant equal to 2.7182818 …, used as the base of natural logarithms; the limit of the expression (1+1/n)n as n approaches infinity.
Logic. universal negative.
Other definitions for E (3 of 9)
the fifth letter of the English alphabet, a vowel.
any spoken sound represented by the letter E or e, as in met, meet, mere, etc.
something having the shape of an E.
a written or printed representation of the letter E or e.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter E or e.
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Other definitions for E (5 of 9)
the fifth in order or in a series.
(sometimes lowercase) (in some grading systems) a grade or mark, as in school or college, indicating the quality of a student's work is in need of improvement in order to be passing.
the third tone in the scale of C major or the fifth tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
a written or printed note representing this tone.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the third tone of the scale of C major, called mi.
the tonality having E as the tonic note.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 250.: Compare Roman numerals.
electric field strength.
Physics. energy (def. 8).
Biochemistry. glutamic acid.
Logic. universal negative.
a proportional shoe width size narrower than EE and wider than D.
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Other definitions for e- (7 of 9)
electronic: e-book; e-cigarette.
on the internet; online: e-content; e-commerce.
involving electronic data transfer, especially over the internet: e-banking.
- Sometimes E- .
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Baseball. error; errors.
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How to use e in a sentence
And the Absinthe House has a full list: Other famous imbibers include P.T. Barnum, Oscar Wilde, and General Robert e. Lee.
Because Duck Dynasty receives monster TV ratings and Robertson paid by a company (A&e) while making these public statements.Butts, Brawls, and Bill Cosby: The Biggest Celebrity Scandals of 2014 | Kevin Fallon | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Originally conceived by author Clarence e. Mulford in 1904, Hopalong was crude, rough-talking, and dangerous.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO) | Kevin Fallon | December 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The guitar is tuned to e, and an Eminor chord on a guitar just rings and rings forever.
"He brought Ray Charles to the mix as an influence on rock & roll," e Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt once raved.
e was an Esquire, with pride on his brow; F was a Farmer, and followed the plough.
True; but as we are far enough now from that point, we must e'en make the best of the bad.
I can hardly help laughing at this myself; for, Se non e vero, ben Trovato!A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope | Colley Cibber
"I supposed you 'adn't, as 'e ain't 'ere, with yer ma," replied the young person.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
Nevertheless, he listened patiently for the thousandth time to the e flat concerto, as Steiniger played it.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for e (1 of 7)
the fifth letter and second vowel of the modern English alphabet
any of several speech sounds represented by this letter, in English as in he, bet, or below
British Dictionary definitions for e (2 of 7)
maths a transcendental number, fundamental to mathematics, that is the limit of (1 + 1 /n) n as n increases to infinity: used as the base of natural logarithms. Approximate value: 2.718 282…; relation to π: e πi = –1, where i = √–1
British Dictionary definitions for E (3 of 7)
a note having a frequency of 329.63 hertz (E above middle C) or this value multiplied or divided by any power of 2; the third note of the scale of C major
a key, string, or pipe producing this note
the major or minor key having this note as its tonic
electric field strength
Young's modulus (of elasticity)
a person without a regular income, or who is dependent on the state on a long-term basis because of unemployment, sickness, old age, etc
(as modifier): E worker See also occupation groupings
Spain (international car registration)
informal the drug ecstasy
British Dictionary definitions for e- (4 of 7)
out: eviscerate; egest
away: elapse; elongate
British Dictionary definitions for e- (5 of 7)
electronic, indicating the involvement of the internet: e-business; e-money
British Dictionary definitions for E- (6 of 7)
used with numbers indicating a standardized system within the European Union, as of recognized food additives or standard pack sizes: See also E number
British Dictionary definitions for E. (7 of 7)
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Scientific definitions for e (1 of 2)
An irrational number, with a numerical value of 2.718281828459.... It is mathematically defined as the limit of (1 + 1n)n as n grows infinitely large. It is the base of natural logarithms and has many applications in mathematics, especially in expressions involving exponential growth and decay.
Scientific definitions for E (2 of 2)
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Cultural definitions for e-
A prefix that stands for “electronic” and refers to information technologies, business, and almost anything connected to or transmitted over the Internet. Some examples of its use include e-business, e-commerce, e-book, and e-mail.
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