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X 1  (ks)
n.
A movie rating indicating that admission will not be granted to anyone under the age of 17.

X 2
1. The symbol for reactance.
2. also x The symbol for the Roman numeral 10.

X 3
abbr.
1. Christ (Greek , Christos)
2. Christian
3. or x experimental
4. extra

x 1 or X  (ks)
n. pl. x's or X's also xs or Xs
1. The 24th letter of the modern English alphabet.
2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter x.
3. The 24th in a series.
4. Something shaped like the letter X.
5. A mark inscribed to represent the signature of one who is unable to sign one's name.
6. An unknown or unnamed factor, thing, or person.
tr.v. x'd or X'd, x'ing or X'ing, x's or X's
1. To mark or sign with an X.
2. To delete, cancel, or obliterate with a series of X's. Often used with out.

x 2
The symbol for abscissa.

X
symbol for
1. (Film) (formerly, in Britain)
a. indicating a film that may not be publicly shown to anyone under 18. Since 1982 replaced by symbol 18
b. (as modifier): an X film.
2. denoting any unknown, unspecified, or variable factor, number, person, or thing
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (on letters, cards, etc) denoting a kiss
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (on ballot papers, etc) indicating choice
5. (Education) (on examination papers, etc) indicating error
6. (Ecclesiastical Terms) for Christ; Christian
7. (Mathematics) (Roman numeral)ten. See Roman numerals
[(sense 6) from the form of the Greek letter khi (Χ), first letter of Khristos Christ]

x (ɛks) or X
n, pl x's, X's or Xs
1. (Linguistics) the 24th letter and 19th consonant of the modern English alphabet
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a speech sound sequence represented by this letter, in English pronounced as ks or gz or, in initial position, z, as in xylophone

x
symbol for
1. (Commerce) commerce banking finance ex
2. (Banking & Finance) commerce banking finance ex
3. (Mathematics) maths the x-axis or a coordinate measured along the x-axis in a Cartesian coordinate system
4. (Mathematics) an algebraic variable

X, x (ɛks)

n., pl. Xs X's, xs x's.
1. the 24th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.
3. something shaped like an X.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter X or x.
x (ɛks)

v.t. x-ed x'd (ɛkst) x-ing x'ing (ˈɛk sɪŋ)
1. to cross out or mark with an x (often fol. by out): to x out an error.
2. to indicate choice, as on a ballot or examination (often fol. by in): to x in the candidate of your choice.
[1840–50]
X
1. experimental.
2. extra.
3. Slang. ecstasy (def. 5).
X
Symbol.
1. the 24th in order or in a series.
2. (sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for 10. Compare Roman numerals.
3. Christ.
4. Christian.
5. cross.
6. reactance.
7.
a. a motion-picture rating applied to sexually graphic or explicit films.
b. (formerly) such a rating advising that persons under the age of 17 would not be admitted to the film.
Compare G (def. 2), NC-17, PG, PG-13, R (def. 4).
8. a person, thing, agency, factor, etc., of unknown identity.
9. Chem. (formerly) xenon.
x
2. experimental.
3. extra.
x
Symbol.
1. an unknown quantity or a variable.
2. (used at the end of letters, telegrams, etc., to indicate a kiss.)
3. (used to indicate multiplication) times: 8 x 8 = 64.
4. (used between figures indicating dimensions) by: 3〃x 4〃 (read: “three inches by four inches”).
5. power of magnification: a 50x telescope.
6. (used as a signature by an illiterate person.)
7. cross.
8. (used to indicate a particular place or point on a map or diagram.)
9. (used to indicate choice, as on a ballot or examination.)
10. (used to indicate an error or incorrect answer, as on a test.)
11. a person or thing of unknown identity.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.X - the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and oneX - the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
2.x - the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet
Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet - the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
3.X - street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamineX - street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine - a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States; "MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"
Adj.1.X - being one more than ninex - being one more than nine            
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
X x [eks]
A. N (= letter) (also Math) → X, x f
if you have X dollars a yearsi uno tiene X dólares al año
for X number of yearsdurante X años
X marks the spotel sitio está señalado con una X
X for XmasX de Xiquena
B. CPD X chromosome Ncromosoma m X
X x [ˈɛks] n
(= letter) → X m, x m
X for Xmas → X comme Xavier
(in measurements) (= by) → X
It measures 13m x 4m → Ça fait 13m X 4.
(for unspecified person, thing, number)X m
Dr. X → Dr X.
(MATHEMATICS) (in equation)x m
(at end of a letter) (= kiss) croix marquée en signe d'affection à la fin d'une lettre
(on map)croix f
X marks the spot → L'endroit est marqué d'une croix.
X chromosome nchromosome m X
X, x
n
X nt, → x nt
(Math, fig) → x; Mr XHerr X; X poundsx Pfund; X marks the spotdie Stelle ist mit einem Kreuzchen gekennzeichnet
(dated Brit) X-certificate filmfür Jugendliche nicht geeigneter Film, für Jugendliche ab 18 Jahren freigegebener Film

X (esp US sl) abbr of ecstasyEcstasy nt
X x [ɛks] n (letter, Math) → X, x f or m inv
X for Xmas → X come Xeres
if you have x dollars a year → se hai x dollari all'anno
x marks the spot → il punto è segnato con una croce


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