W, w

[duhb-uh l-yoo, -yoo; rapidly duhb-yuh]

noun, plural W's or Ws, w's or ws.

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.


West Saxon.
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British Dictionary definitions for ws


the internet domain name for

Western Samoa
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Science definitions for ws


Abbreviation of width


The symbol for tungsten.
Abbreviation of watt
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