Word:

Z

Pronunciation: zē; in England commonly, and in America sometimes, zĕd; formerly, also, ĭz´zĕrd
1.Z, the twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. It is taken from the Latin letter Z, which came from the Greek alphabet, this having it from a Semitic source. The ultimate origin is probably Egyptian. Etymologically, it is most closely related to s, y, and j; as in glass, glaze; E. yoke, Gr. , L. yugum; E. zealous, jealous. See Guide to Pronunciation, 273, 274.
Noun1.Z - the ending of a series or sequence; "the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelation
Synonyms: omega
2.Z - the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet; "the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee"; "he doesn't know A from izzard"
Synonyms: ezed, izzard, zed, zee
Z - /zed/ 1. (After Zermelo-Frnkel set theory) A specification language developed by the Programming Research Group at Oxford University around 1980. Z is used for describing and modelling computing systems. It is based on axiomatic set theory and first order predicate logic. Z is written using many non-ASCII symbols. It was used in the IBM CICS project.

See also Z++.

["Understanding Z", J.M. Spivey, Cambridge U Press 1988].

2. A stack-based, complex arithmetic simulation language from ZOLA Technologies.
conclusion, ending, finish, omega
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Yunnan province
Yunx
Yupon
yuppie
Yurak-Samoyed
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin
Yuri Gagarin
yurt
Yux
Yvel
Yves Tanguy
Ywar
Ywis
-- Z --
Z shell
Z++
z-axis
Z-buffer
z/OS
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Z39.50
Z8
Z80
Z8000
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Zaar
zabaglione
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