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Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Definition for z (2 of 6)
an unknown quantity or variable.
(in Cartesian coordinates) the z-axis.
Definition for z (3 of 6)
[ zee or, especially British, zed; Archaic iz-erd ]
/ zi or, especially British, zɛd; Archaic ˈɪz ərd /
noun, plural Z's or Zs, z's or zs.
the 26th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter Z or z, as in zero, zigzag, or buzzer.
something having the shape of a Z.
a written or printed representation of the letter Z or z.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter Z or z.
Definition for z (4 of 6)
Astronomy. zenith distance.
Definition for z (5 of 6)
the 26th in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the 25th.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 2000.Compare Roman numerals.
Chemistry, Physics. atomic number.
Definition for z (6 of 6)
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British Dictionary definitions for z (1 of 3)
/ (zɛd, US ziː) /
noun plural z's, Z's or Zs
the 26th and last letter and the 20th consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced alveolar fricative, as in zip
- something shaped like a Z
- (in combination)a Z-bend in a road
British Dictionary definitions for z (2 of 3)
/ maths /
the z- axis or a coordinate measured along the z- axis in a Cartesian or cylindrical coordinate system
an algebraic variable
British Dictionary definitions for z (3 of 3)
any unknown, variable, or unspecified factor, number, person, or thing
chem atomic number
Zambia (international car registration)
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Idioms and Phrases with z
see from soup to nuts (a to z).
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