Word:

W

Pronunciation: dŭb´'l ū
1.the twenty-third letter of the English alphabet, is usually a consonant, but sometimes it is a vowel, forming the second element of certain diphthongs, as in few, how. It takes its written form and its name from the repetition of a V, this being the original form of the Roman capital letter which we call U. Etymologically it is most related to v and u. See V, and U. Some of the uneducated classes in England, especially in London, confuse w and v, substituting the one for the other, as weal for veal, and veal for weal; wine for vine, and vine for wine, etc. See Guide to Pronunciation, 266-268.


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Noun1.W - a heavy gray-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
2.W - the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
Synonyms: due west, west
3.W - a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
Synonyms: watt
4.W - the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
Synonyms: double-u
atomic number 74, iron manganese tungsten, metal, metallic element, scheelite, tungsten, wolfram, wolframite
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Vulvovaginal
vulvovaginitis
VUMA
VUMA-SBE
VUMASBE
VUP
VUPs
VV
VVIDD
VX gas
VxD
VXI
VxWorks
Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov
Vyce
Vying
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W-shaped
W. B. Yeats
W. C. Fields
W. C. Handy
W. E. B. Du Bois
W. H. Auden
W. H. Hudson
W. K. Kellogg
W. Somerset Maugham
W. V. Quine
W. W. Jacobs
W.C.
W.M.D.
W2K
W3
W3 Consortium
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