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22nd letter of the alphabet
toxic silvery white metallic element used in strengthening steel (Chemistry)
against, in contrast to
unit of electro-motive force which constantly applied to a conductor whose resistance is one ohm will produce a current of one ampere
V Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms
Violini: Catalog of Graf Zeppelin Mail
V Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. V and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while V is better adapted for engraving, as in stone. The two letters were formerly used indiscriminately, and till a comparatively recent date words containing them were often classed together in dictionaries and other books of reference (see U). The letter V is from the Latin alphabet, where it was used both as a consonant (about like English w) and as a vowel. The Latin derives it from it from a form (V) of the Greek vowel / (see Y), this Greek letter being either from the same Semitic letter as the digamma F (see F), or else added by the Greeks to the alphabet which they took from the Semitic. Etymologically v is most nearly related to u, w, f, b, p; as in vine, wine; avoirdupois, habit, have; safe, save; trover, troubadour, trope. See U, F, etc.

As a numeral, V stands for five, in English and Latin.
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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
F = Is of a similar sound to the English V; and is used as a mutation of m. and B, but it is not a radical letter in the Welsh language.
Shakespeare Words
VADE: to fade
Australian Slang
versus: “Pakistan V India”
WordNet 2.0

1. 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
(synonym) volt
(hypernym) potential unit
(part-holonym) kilovolt, kV
(part-meronym) abvolt
2. a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
(synonym) vanadium, atomic number 23
(hypernym) metallic element, metal
(substance-holonym) carnotite
3. the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
(synonym) five, 5, cinque, quint, quintet, fivesome, quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little Phoebe
(hypernym) digit, figure
4. the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet
(hypernym) letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character
(member-holonym) Roman alphabet, Latin alphabet

1. being one more than four
(synonym) five, 5
(similar) cardinal
V Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary
Fifth letter of a NASDAQ stock symbol specifying that it is when-issued or when-distributed.
Copyright © 2000, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.
Glossary of petroleum Industry
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
Vivendi Universal
Exchange: NYSE
Intends to creat and providepersonalised information, entertainment a nd services to consumers anywhere, at any time, and across all distribution platforms and devices. new registrant.
Exchange: OTCBB
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Exchange: NYSE
Holding company with subsidiaries which design, manufacture, and market jeanswear, intimate apparel such as bras, panties, and robes, decorated knitwear including t-shirts and sports apparel imprinted with american and european major league logos, specialty apparel, such as women's swimwear and sportswear, work pants, overalls and jackets;
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V. I. Technologies, Inc.
Exchange: Nasdaq
Develops portfolio of blood products and systems using proprietary viral inactivation technologies.
Exchange: OTCBB
Not Available
V Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
search and rescue unit ground speed; sector pattern; volt
velocity of target drift
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V Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Electrochemistry Dictionary
Symbol and abbreviation of volt.
General Chemistry Glossary
(V) The SI unit of electrical potential. One volt equals one joule per coulomb .
(V) A measured electric potential, in volts .
(V) 1. The amount of space an object takes up. 2. The amount of space a container can hold. The SI unit of volume is the cubic meter (m3); the liter is a popular unit of volume in chemistry.
Vote (ETSI)
Acknowledge state Variable
SenD state Variable
Local State Variable (receive)
Local State Variable (send)
Telecommunication Standard Terms
1. In an optical fiber, a dimensionless quantity, V , given by

where a is the core radius, is the wavelength in vacuum, n 1 is the maximum refractive index of the core, and n 2 is the refractive index of the homogeneous cladding. Note 1: In multimode operation of an optical fiber having a power-law refractive index profile, the approximate number of bound modes, i.e., the mode volume, is given by

where V is the normalized frequency greater than 5 and g is the profile parameter. Note 2: For a step index fiber, the mode volume is given by V 2/2. For single-mode operation, V < 2.405. Synonym V number. 2. The ratio between an actual frequency and a reference value. 3. The ratio between an actual frequency and its nominal value. (188 )

EIA Energy Glossary
The volt is the International System of Units (SI) measure of electric potential or electromotive force. A potential of one volt appears across a resistance of one ohm when a current of one ampere flows through that resistance. Reduced to SI base units, 1 V = 1 kg times m2 times s-3 times A-1 (kilogram meter squared per second cubed per ampere).
Source: Energy Information Administration, 2006
Oil and Gas Field Glossary
Roman to Arabic Numerals
Equivalent to number 5
Mineralogy Database
More Details
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
A tire rating for speeds above 210 kph (130 mph) as in P185VR13..
VFA-13 Aviation Glossary
Speed for best rate of climb.
U.F.O. Related Terminology and Acronyms
Fiber Optics, Optical Networking Terms
Glossary of liquid chromatographic terms
(v). Along with the reduced plate height, is used to compare different chromatographic columns. It relates the solute diffusion coefficient (Dm ) in the mobile phase to the particle size of the column packing (dp).V = dp/Dm.
V Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Computer Abbreviations v1.5
Cheyenne/Inoculan AntiVirus Temporary File (reboot then delete - product no longer supported)
Verilog File
ReaGeniX Code Generator Consistency Check Support File
Vivid Main Input File
9300+ Computer Acronyms
RATE Vendor Risk Assessment and Threat Evaluation
Television and Video Glossary
The video signal components B-Y and R-Y, respectively after they are modulated onto a color subcarrier suitable for subsequent construction of a composite video signal. To produce the picture, the luminance signal Y is also needed. U and V are used a lot for PAL composite video. Use of U and V in NTSC composite video is done but it does not quite optimize the color horizontal resolution to the maximum sensitivity of the human eye to reddish orange and greenish blue. See, also, I, Q and Prime Disclaimer.
V Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
V (named vee ,) is the 22nd letter in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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In computing, Control-V is a control character in ASCII code, also known as the synchronous idle (SYN) character. It is generated by pressing the key while holding down the key on a computer keyboard.

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An emoticon ( or ), etymologically a portmanteau of emotion and icon, is a metacommunicative pictorial representation of a facial expression that, in the absence of body language and prosody, serves to draw a receiver's attention to the tenor or temper of a sender's nominal non-verbal communication, changing and improving its interpretation. It expresses — usually by means of punctuation marks (though it can include numbers and letters) — a person's feelings or mood, though as emoticons have become more popular, some devices have provided stylized pictures that do not use punctuation.

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Almost all integrated circuits (ICs) have at least two pins that connect to the power rails of the circuit in which they are installed. These are known as the power-supply pins. However, the labeling of the pins varies by IC family and manufacturer.

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In mathematical logic and computer science, the Kleene star (or Kleene operator or Kleene closure) is a unary operation, either on sets of strings or on sets of symbols or characters. In mathematics it is more commonly known as the free monoid construction. The application of the Kleene star to a set V is written as V*. It is widely used for regular expressions, which is the context in which it was introduced by Stephen Kleene to characterise certain automata, where it means "zero or more".

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In mathematics, a square root of a number a is a number y such that , in other words, a number y whose square (the result of multiplying the number by itself, or ) is a. For example, 4 and -4 are square roots of 16 because .

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V is the fifth album by the band Live, released in 2001. It featured the singles "Simple Creed" and "Overcome", the latter of which received significant exposure following the September 11 attacks.

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V+ (previously known as TVDrive) is a set-top box for Virgin Media's Virgin TV service, which provides personal video recording (PVR) and high definition (HD) functionality to customers who subscribe to the service. Virgin TV have taken a different approach to rival Sky's Sky+ HD service, by implementing a rental scheme for the V+ Box. When Virgin TV was launched, there was an installation charge (waived under certain circumstances) and a monthly charge for all customers with a discount for XL customers. On 1 June 2007 pricing was revised, with all customers paying a one-off set-up fee and TV M and L customers paid a monthly charge, while TV XL customers had no extra charges. Various deals to lower the set-up fee have been made available to all customers in order to compete with rival Sky.

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V. is the debut novel of Thomas Pynchon, published in 1963. It describes the exploits of a discharged U.S. Navy sailor named Benny Profane, his reconnection in New York with a group of pseudo-bohemian artists and hangers-on known as the Whole Sick Crew, and the quest of an aging traveller named Herbert Stencil to identify and locate the mysterious entity he knows only as "V." It was nominated for a National Book Award.

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Verilog, standardized as IEEE 1364, is a hardware description language (HDL) used to model electronic systems. It is most commonly used in the design and verification of digital circuits at the register-transfer level of abstraction. It is also used in the verification of analog circuits and mixed-signal circuits.

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V Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
The 'Lectric Law Library

  • U.S. Attorney
  • U.S. Code 
  • Uberrima Fides 
  • Ultimatum 
  • Umpirage, Umpire 
  • Unalienable 
  • Unanimity 
  • Unauthorized Disclosure of Tax Info 
  • Uncertainty, Certainty * 
  • Unconscionable Contract 
  • Unconstitutional 
  • Uncontrollable Circumstances Defense 
  • Under Color of Law 
  • Under Color of State Law 
  • Under Color of Official Right, Extortion 
  • Underlease, Sub-Lease 
  • Undertaking, Undertook 
  • Underwriter 
  • Undivided 
  • Uniform Anatomical Gift Act 
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) 
  • Uniform Statutes, Codes 
  • Unilateral Contract 
  • Unit Investment Trust 
  • Unit of Local Government 
  • United States 
  • U.S., Constitution of * 
  • Unity, of Possession 
  • Unjust 
  • Unjust Taking * 
  • Unlawful Assembly 
  • Unlawful Debt 
  • Unlawful, Unlawfully 
  • Unliquidated Claim /Damages 
  • Unseasoned Issue 
  • Unsound Mind, Memory 
  • Unsupported Cost 
  • Uphold 
  • Urban 
  • URISA (Uniform... /child support) 
  • Usage, Usance 
  • Use * 
  • Used for Commercial Purposes 
  • Useful, Article 
  • Usucaption 
  • Usufruct, Usufructuary 
  • Usurpation, Usurper 
  • Usurped Power 
  • Usury * 
  • Utter 
  • Utter Barrister 
  • Uttering, Counterfeit 
  • Uxor 

    - V -

  • Vacancy 
  • Vacate 
  • Vadium, Mortuum /Vivum 
  • Vagabond, Vagrant 
  • Vagueness 
  • Valid 
  • Valid Claim 
  • Valuation 
  • Valuation Clause 
  • Value Line Index 
  • Value, Fair Market 
  • Value, Received 
  • Variance 
  • Vassal 
  • Vaughn Index (FOIA) 
  • Vector 
  • Venal 
  • Vendee, Vendor 
  • Venue 
  • Venue, Change of 
  • Veray, Tenant 
  • Verdict * 
  • Verdict, Directed 
  • Verdict, Motion for Directed 
  • Verification 
  • Vessel 
  • Vessel of The U.S. 
  • Vessel Subject to Jurisdiction of The U.S 
  • Vessel, Unseaworthy 
  • Vest, Vested Right 
  • Vested Liabilities 
  • Veto 
  • Vexatious Suit, Litigation * 
  • Vicar 
  • Vicarious Liability 
  • Vice 
  • Vice, Inherent 
  • Vigilance 
  • Villein 
  • Villenous Judgment 
  • Vinculo Matrimonii 
  • Violation 
  • Violence, Crime of * 
  • Violence, Violently 
  • Vis, Impressa /Major 
  • Visa, Diplomatic 
  • Visa, Immigrant 
  • Visa, Nonimmigrant 
  • Visitation 
  • Visitation Right 
  • Visne 
  • Viva Voce 
  • Vivum Vadium 
  • Vocatio In Jus 
  • Vocational Education 
  • Void * 
  • Void Marriage 
  • Voidable 
  • Voidable Marriage 
  • Voir, Voir Dire 
  • Voluntary 
  • Voluntary Conveyance 
  • Voluntary Manslaughter 
  • Volunteers 
  • Vote 
  • Voucher 
  • Voyage

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    V Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
    cigar terms
    Cutter - This again is a simple device which makes a vee shaped slit in the cap of the cigar. It's appearance is similar to a cat's eye when viewed from the end of the cigar.
    V Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
    Klingon - English
    hear it
    Like in English "vicious".
    V Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
    Labtests Abbreviations KÖRFEZLAB
    You can also search the list of clinical
    tests alphabetically from A toZ by
    just typing alphabets i.e. a,b,c….z.

    Vanillylmandelic Acid(Urine)
    10.1-35.4 micro mol/24 hr urine collection
    Vitamin A 0.5-2.01 micro mol/L
    Vitamin D
    25-hydroxy 37-200 nmol/L
    (0.15-0.80 ng/dl)
    1,25-hydroxy 60-108 pmol/L
    (0.24-0.45 pg/L)
    VLDL(very low density lipoprotens)
    0.128-0.645 mmol/L

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