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abbreviation
Electricity. volt; volts.
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Other definitions for v (2 of 8)

V1

or v

[ vee ]
/ vi /

noun, plural V's or Vs, v's or vs.
the 22nd letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter V or v, as in victor, flivver, or shove.
something having the form of a V.
a written or printed representation of the letter V or v.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter V or v.

Other definitions for v (3 of 8)

V2

abbreviation
Mathematics. vector (def. 1).
Mechanics. velocity.
verb.
victory.
Electricity. volt; volts.
vowel.

Other definitions for v (4 of 8)

V3

Symbol.
the 22nd in order or in a series.
(sometimes lowercase) the Roman numeral for five.Compare Roman numerals.
Chemistry. vanadium.
Biochemistry. valine.
(especially during World War II) the symbol of Allied victory.

Other definitions for v (5 of 8)

v.1

abbreviation
see.

Origin of v.

1
From the Latin word vidē

Other definitions for v (6 of 8)

v.2

abbreviation

Other definitions for v (7 of 8)

V.1

abbreviation
see.

Origin of V.

1
From the Latin word vidē

Other definitions for v (8 of 8)

V.2

abbreviation
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British Dictionary definitions for v (1 of 5)

v

V

/ (viː) /

noun plural v's, V's or Vs
the 22nd letter and 17th consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced labio-dental fricative, as in vote
  1. something shaped like a V
  2. (in combination)a V neck See also V-sign

British Dictionary definitions for v (2 of 5)

v

symbol for
physics velocity
specific volume (of a gas)

British Dictionary definitions for v (3 of 5)

V

symbol for
abbreviation for
Vatican City (international car registration)

British Dictionary definitions for v (4 of 5)

v.

abbreviation for

British Dictionary definitions for v (5 of 5)

V.

abbreviation for
Venerable
(in titles) Very
(in titles) Vice
Viscount
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Medical definitions for v (1 of 3)

v

abbr.
venous blood (used as a subscript)

Medical definitions for v (2 of 3)

V

The symbol for the elementvanadium

Medical definitions for v (3 of 3)

V

abbr.
volt
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Scientific definitions for v

V

The symbol for vanadium.
The symbol for voltage.
Abbreviation of volume
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