V, v

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

vs.

v.s.

  1. vide supra.

V.S.

  1. Veterinary Surgeon.
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British Dictionary definitions for vs

vs

abbreviation for
  1. versus

VS

abbreviation for
  1. Veterinary Surgeon

v.s.

abbreviation for
  1. vide supraSee vide
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Word Origin and History for vs

abbreviation in law of Latin versus "against" (see versus). Also sometimes vs.; ver.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

vs in Medicine

VS

abbr.
  1. volumetric solution
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vs in Science

V

  1. The symbol for vanadium.
  2. The symbol for voltage.
  3. Abbreviation of volume
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