\vˈiː], \vˈiː], \v_ˈiː]\
Definitions of V
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
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.
As a numeral, stands for five, in English and Latin.
By Noah Webster.
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.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
Twenty-second letter of the alphabet. As a Roman numeral it stands for five; after a proper name, for the fifth, as Charles V.
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
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.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Abbreviation for Vision; symbol of Vanadium.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
the twenty second letter of the English alphabet, is a labial articulation formed by the junction of the upper teeth with the lower lip, and is nearly allied to , from which it differs in being simply vocal, and not aspirate. V and u were formerly interchangeable, and in some cases v was pronounced as wâ€”being allied to the Semitic vaw or maw. But in English it is a distinct consonant, having one uniform sound, as in vain, vote, lavish.
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