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Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. einsteinium.
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E, e

noun, plural E's or Es, e's or es.
  1. the fifth letter of the English alphabet, a vowel.
  2. any spoken sound represented by the letter E or e, as in met, meet, mere, etc.
  3. something having the shape of an E.
  4. a written or printed representation of the letter E or e.
  5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter E or e.
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  1. Education Specialist.
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  1. a plural suffix occurring in loanwords from Greek: Hyades.
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Origin of -es1

From the Greek suffix -es


  1. variant of -s2 in verbs ending in s, z, ch, sh, or post-consonantal y: passes; buzzes; pitches; dashes; studies.
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  1. variant of -s3 in nouns ending in s, z, ch, sh, or post-consonantal y, and in nouns in f with v in the plural: losses; fuzzes; riches; ashes; babies; sheaves.
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the internet domain name for
  1. Spain
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the chemical symbol for
  1. einsteinium
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abbreviation for
  1. El Salvador (international car registration)
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  1. for nouns ending in ch, s, sh, z, postconsonantal y, for some nouns ending in a vowel, and nouns in f with v in the plural, a variant of -s 1 ashes; heroes; calves
  2. for verbs ending in ch, s, sh, z, postconsonantal y, or a vowel, a variant of -s 1 preaches; steadies; echoes
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es in Medicine


  1. The symbol for the elementeinsteinium

es in Science






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