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Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Definition for h (2 of 7)
Definition for h (3 of 7)
[ eych ]
/ eɪtʃ /
noun, plural H's or Hs, h's or hs.
the eighth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter H or h, as in hot or behave.
something having the shape of an H.
a written or printed representation of the letter H or h.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter H or h.
Definition for h (4 of 7)
Definition for h (5 of 7)
the eighth in order or in a series.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 200.Compare Roman numerals.
- horizontal component of the earth's magnetic field.
- magnetic intensity.
Music. the letter used in German to indicate the tone B.
Definition for h (6 of 7)
Baseball. hit; hits.
Also hr. hour; hours.
Definition for h (7 of 7)
(in prescriptions) an hour.
Origin of H.
From the Latin word hōra
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British Dictionary definitions for h (1 of 4)
/ (eɪtʃ) /
noun plural h's, H's or Hs
the eighth letter and sixth consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiceless glottal fricative, as in hat
- something shaped like an H
- (in combination)an H-beam
British Dictionary definitions for h (2 of 4)
physics Planck constant
chess See algebraic notation
British Dictionary definitions for h (3 of 4)
- magnetic field strength
electronics henry or henries
(on Brit pencils, signifying degree of hardness of lead) hardH; 2H; 3H Compare B (def. 9)
Hungary (international car registration)
British Dictionary definitions for h (4 of 4)
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Medical definitions for h (1 of 2)
The symbol forPlanck's constant
Medical definitions for h (2 of 2)
The symbol for the elementhydrogen
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Scientific definitions for h (1 of 2)
Abbreviation of height
The symbol for Planck's constant.
Scientific definitions for h (2 of 2)
The symbol for henry.
The symbol for hydrogen.
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