Definitions of V

  1.   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.
  2.   the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  3.   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.
  4.   the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet
  5.   The twenty- second letter in the English alphabet.
  6.   a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  7.   Twenty- second letter of the alphabet. As a Roman numeral it stands for five; after a proper name, for the fifth, as Charles V.
  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.   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
  10.   As a numeral, stands for five, in English and Latin.
  11.   being one more than four

Quotes of V

  1. I did the figure of Diana in V a cult TV show seen all over the world. – Jane Badler
  2. I came into a strong organization, and I hope I strengthened it more and expanded its capacity to deal with some of the challenges that might not have seemed as great 10 years ago, such as H. I. V AIDS and children affected by war. – Carol Bellamy
  3. It is not the intelligent woman v the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice. – Anna Julia Cooper
  4. V -J Day, or Victory in Japan Day, marks the date of the Japanese surrender that ended fighting in the Pacific. – Doc Hastings
  5. For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation. – David Horowitz
  6. Die, v To stop sinning suddenly. – Elbert Hubbard
  7. I've had many nicknames over the years: V Nessa, Nessy Poo, Nessy Bear and Van. Only my parents call me Van, though, and I hate it. I get embarrassed. – Vanessa Hudgens
  8. It's absolutely of no importance who or what V was under the mask. He isn't a who or a what, he's an idea. The thing is, you couldn't continue it. Now and then the idea of a sequel has been raised, in vague forms, but I think it would be a bad idea. The story's finished. – David Lloyd
  9. Part of the plot was a knock that V wanted to bring down the government and bring chaos. I don't know why I thought of Guy Fawkes, because it was during the summer. I thought that would be great if he looked like Guy Fawkes, kind of theatrical. – David Lloyd
  10. V is like a mythical situation. It's an allegory for what could happen. V has philosophies within it that actually warn against things like that happening. – David Lloyd
  11. If that for which the Spanish Empire has stood since the days of Charles V is right, then everything for which the United States stands and has always stood is wrong. – Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
  12. Burleigh, absolutely; and a lot about Elizabeth. I mean I found when I play Henry V a lot of connections with the hidden history of the connection between Francis Bacon and Elizabeth. – Mark Rylance
  13. I wish something on T. V would trouble me. Then maybe I would watch it. – John Waters

Usage examples for V

  1. V A few months were sufficient to show how right I had been about his circulation. ” – Embarrassments by Henry James
  2. What about the Varsity match and Gentlemen v – If I May by A. A. Milne
  3. 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
  4. V Well- what is Canada going to do about it? ” – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  5. V A. wrote that she had bought a piece of land in Tuapse. ” – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  6. V Nurse came in from her afternoon. ” – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  7. 2. Example V Puck's Charm. ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  8. “ 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
  9. V How Tartarin went round to his club. ” – Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet
  10. And, on 'the same year' of v – The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study by William Heaford Daubney
  11. What a contrast to his own neglected home did the well- ordered house of Madame v – Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.) by Elliott Graeme
  12. Indeed the end of v – The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study by William Heaford Daubney
  13. One is tempted to argue that this distinction is observed in Similitudes v – Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity by Kirsopp Lake
  14. “ I saw the big V running up your forehead when you faced him. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  15. 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
  16. How about the use of the " V when " U" should be used? ” – Love Conquers All by Robert C. Benchley
  17. “ 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
  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. “ " 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
  20. 7, 1, 'in oratione Ciceronis v – The Student's Companion to Latin Authors by George Middleton Thomas R. Mills

Rhymes for V