noun, plural X's or Xs, x's or xs.
Definition for x (2 of 7)
verb (used with object), x-ed or x'd [ekst] /ɛkst/, x-ing or x'ing [ek-sing] /ˈɛk sɪŋ/.
Origin of x1
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Definition for x (4 of 7)
- the letter x used to replace or obscure a gender morpheme, as to avoid the -o or -a inflection of a word borrowed from Spanish or the sequence m-e-n in the word women. See Latinx, womxn.
- the letter x indicating a variable and used to hold a place in a word or abbreviation that can be occupied by another letter, as in CxO to account for a range of specialized executive positions in a corporation, for example CEO, CFO, and COO.
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Definition for x (7 of 7)
noun, plural chis.
Origin of chi1
Examples from the Web for x
“Getting out of X band is on option,” said one senior Air Force official.Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets|Dave Majumdar|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His company names all ended in an X—EBX, OGX, MMX—because in numerology, X stands for the multiplication of wealth.
X was then warned of the near miss via a correspondent who had worked with him in the past.
He said that he had secured the fixer, ‘X,’ through a fellow Western journalist, and not by writing to 30 Syrians via Facebook.
X and Y could be terrible on their own, unknowable terms, and therefore incomparable.
The curve is symmetrical about the axis of y and has the axis of x for its asymptote.
It was "X," and enough negative acceleration was applied to make an easy landing possible.Skylark Three|Edward Elmer Smith
All these words are merely our puny euphemisms for X, the unknown quantity.The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2|Various
In the room marked "X" on this Exhibit No. 701 is where he was?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
From x-, prefix denoting feminine gender; kan, yellow; lox, to strike with the closed fist.Reports on the Maya Indians of Yucatan|Santiago Mendez
British Dictionary definitions for x (1 of 5)
noun plural x's, X's or Xs
British Dictionary definitions for x (2 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for x (3 of 5)
- indicating a film that may not be publicly shown to anyone under 18. Since 1982 replaced by symbol 18
- (as modifier)an X film