Other definitions for W (2 of 7)
the 23rd letter of the English alphabet, a semivowel.
any spoken sound represented by the letter W or w, as in way, bewitch, or row.
something having the shape of a W.
a written or printed representation of the letter W or w.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter W or w.
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How to use w in a sentence
It is also the one worn by Presidents Eisenhower, Truman, and George w. Bush.
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But when the time came you stepped up to the plate just like George w. Bush did.Up to a Point: Thanks to the Biggest Turkey, Uncle Sam | P. J. O’Rourke | November 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Philip Roth denied that ‘The Plot Against America’ was an indictment of George w. Bush.American Dreams: How Bush Shaped Our Reading of Roth’s ‘The Plot Against America’ | Nathaniel Rich | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from George w. Bush.It’s Not Just Cosby: Hollywood’s Long List of Male Scumbags | Asawin Suebsaeng | November 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
w was a Watchman, and guarded the door; X was expensive, and so became poor.
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "w" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
At the pier at "w" were several big lighters filled with wounded who were about to be towed out to Hospital ships.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Herr w., the owner of the piano, was a remarkable judge of music, and made some excellent criticisms and suggestions.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
He's very tall an' gran', an' w'ars fine close, an' han's is white as a cotton bat, but his eyes doan set right in his head.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for w (1 of 4)
the 23rd letter and 18th consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a bilabial semivowel, as in web
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Scientific definitions for w (1 of 2)
Abbreviation of width
Scientific definitions for W (2 of 2)
Abbreviation of watt
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