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Definitions of V

  1. a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  2. the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  3. being one more than four
  4. a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it
  5. the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet
  6. V, the twenty- second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while is better adapted for engraving, as in stone.
  7. As a numeral, stands for five, in English and Latin.
  8. 1. Abbreviation for vision or visual acuteness. The acuteness of vision is indicated by a fraction in which the numerator is a number expressing the distance in feet of the observer from the chart ( usually 20 feet), and the denominator a number expressing the distance in feet at which the normal eye would see the smallest letters which the patient sees at the distance at which he is; thus, if at 20 feet he sees only the letters which the normal eye would see at 50 feet, the formula of his vision will be V. = 20/ 50 2. Chemical symbol for vanadium.
  9. Twenty- second letter of the alphabet. As a Roman numeral it stands for five; after a proper name, for the fifth, as Charles V.
  10. The twenty- second letter in the English alphabet.
  11. Is the twenty- second letter of the alphabet, and a labial articulation, formed by the junction of the upper teeth with the lower lip, as in pronouncing av, ev, ov, vain. It is nearly allied to f, being formed by the same organs; but v is vocal, and f is aspirate. As a Roman numeral, v stands for 5, and with a dash over it for 5, 000.
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Usage examples for V

  1. How about the use of the " V when " U" should be used? – Love Conquers All by Robert C. Benchley
  2. V The old ship made a record the next night that lifted the day's run to four hundred and twenty. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. V Lady Mount Rhyswicke The four friends of Madame de Vaurigard were borne to her apartment from the Magnifique in Cooley's big car. – His Own People by Booth Tarkington
  4. V How Tartarin went round to his club. – Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet
  5. I saw the big V running up your forehead when you faced him. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. One is tempted to argue that this distinction is observed in Similitudes v – Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity by Kirsopp Lake
  7. 7, 1, 'in oratione Ciceronis v – The Student's Companion to Latin Authors by George Middleton Thomas R. Mills
  8. V Nurse came in from her afternoon. – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  9. 3381 and 3382 the parts are shown in position with the crank on the dead centre and the piston at the crank end of the cylinder, valve v having opened its port to the amount of the lead. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  10. What about the Varsity match and Gentlemen v – If I May by A. A. Milne
  11. And, on 'the same year' of v – The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study by William Heaford Daubney
  12. V A. wrote that she had bought a piece of land in Tuapse. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  13. V A few months were sufficient to show how right I had been about his circulation. – Embarrassments by Henry James
  14. Indeed the end of v – The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study by William Heaford Daubney
  15. What a contrast to his own neglected home did the well- ordered house of Madame v – Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.) by Elliott Graeme
  16. " Oh, by the way, I've news for you, boys," said Sybil, turning again: " Bill, you've got the V C." " Paddy, you've got the V C." " Claud, you've got a commission." – The Kangaroo Marines by R. W. Campbell
  17. 2. Example V Puck's Charm. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  18. V Our Wedding journey. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  19. V Well- what is Canada going to do about it? – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  20. Morte d'Arthur, Book V cap. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
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