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h

1

abbreviation for



H

2
or h

[ eych ]

noun

, plural H's or Hs, h's or hs.
  1. the eighth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
  2. any spoken sound represented by the letter H or h, as in hot or behave.
  3. something having the shape of an H .
  4. a written or printed representation of the letter H or h.
  5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter H or h.

h

3
Symbol, Physics.

H

4

abbreviation for

  1. hard.
  2. Grammar. head.
  3. Electricity. henry ( def ).
  4. high.

H

5
Symbol.
  1. the eighth in order or in a series.
  2. (sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 200. Compare Roman numerals.
  3. Chemistry. hydrogen ( def ).
  4. Biochemistry. histidine ( def ).
  5. Physics.
    1. horizontal component of the earth's magnetic field.
  6. Music. the letter used in German to indicate the tone B.

h.

6
or H.

abbreviation for

  1. harbor.
  2. hard.
  3. hardness.
  4. heavy sea.
  5. height.
  6. hence.
  7. high.
  8. Baseball. hit; hits.
  9. horns.
  10. Also hr. hour; hours.
  11. hundred.
  12. husband.

H.

7

abbreviation for

  1. (in prescriptions) an hour.

h

1

/ eɪtʃ /

noun

  1. the eighth letter and sixth consonant of the modern English alphabet
  2. a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiceless glottal fricative, as in hat
    1. something shaped like an H
    2. ( in combination )

      an H-beam



h.

2

abbreviation for

  1. harbour
  2. height
  3. hour
  4. husband

H

3

symbol for

  1. chem hydrogen
  2. physics
    1. magnetic field strength
    2. Hamiltonian
  3. electronics henry or henries
  4. thermodynamics enthalpy
  5. See B
    (on Brit pencils, signifying degree of hardness of lead) hard Compare B

    H

    3H

    2H

  6. slang.
    heroin

abbreviation for

  1. Hungary (international car registration)

h

4

symbol for

  1. physics Planck constant
  2. hecto-

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Word History and Origins

Origin of h1

From the Latin word hōra

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Example Sentences

Sandra Liebenberg, Distinguished Professor and H F Oppenheimer Chair in Human Rights Law, Stellenbosch UniversityThis article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.

I remember H. Jon Benjamin told me it was a way-too-late apology for Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

In a 2009 interview, Church apostle Dallin H. Oaks held that the Church “does not have a position” on that point.

Or fast-fashion chains like Zara and H&M churning out runway imitations.

It seems that Mr. H. is expecting not only me, he's expecting Thom Mount, the head of production at the studio.

His sensitivity to this problem came out in his first sharp disagreement with his boss, VMI superintendent Francis H. Smith.

G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.

The valve-seat H has formed on its lower surface two crescent shaped long and narrow slits.

For hadde (which gives no sense), read bad; confusion of b and h is not uncommon.

Now Dabbler was a widower; he was not of prepossessing appearance, and his h's troubled him, but Dabbler was a warm man.

William H. Riley, of Philadelphia, has been for years, one of the leading fashionable gentlemen's boot-makers.

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