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E 1

The symbol for electric field strength.

E 2

abbr.
1.
a. east
b. eastern
2. Football end
3. energy
4. English
5. Baseball error
6. excellent

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advertising poster, Métropole of Paris
Métropole used this poster in the 1890s to market the Acatène

e 1

or E  (ē)
n. pl. e's or E's also es or Es
1. The fifth letter of the modern English alphabet.
2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter e.
3. The fifth in a series.
4. Something shaped like the letter E.
5. E A grade that indicates failing status.
6. Music
a. The third tone in the scale of C major or the fifth tone in the relative minor scale.
b. A key or scale in which E is the tonic.
c. A written or printed note representing this tone.
d. A string, key, or pipe tuned to the pitch of this tone.
7. e Mathematics The base of the natural system of logarithms, having a numerical value of approximately 2.71828.
8. E The hypothesized textual source of certain narrative portions of the Pentateuch in which God is referred to as Elohim rather than with the Tetragrammaton.

[Sense 8, from Elohim.]

e 2

abbr.
electron

e

() or

E

n, pl e's, E's or Es
1. (Linguistics) the fifth letter and second vowel of the modern English alphabet
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) any of several speech sounds represented by this letter, in English as in he, bet, or below

e

symbol for
1. (Mathematics) maths a transcendental number, fundamental to mathematics, that is the limit of (1 + 1/n)n as n increases to infinity: used as the base of natural logarithms. Approximate value: 2.718 282…; relation to π: eπi = –1, where i = √–1
2. (General Physics) electron
3. (Chess & Draughts) chess See algebraic notation

E

symbol for
1. (Electrical Engineering) earth
2. East
3. English
4. Egypt(ian)
5. (Mathematics) exa-
6. (Music, other) music
a. a note having a frequency of 329.63 hertz (E above middle C) or this value multiplied or divided by any power of 2; the third note of the scale of C major
b. a key, string, or pipe producing this note
c. the major or minor key having this note as its tonic
7. (General Physics) physics
a. energy
b. electric field strength
c. electromotive force
d. Young's modulus (of elasticity)
8. (Logic) logic a universal negative categorical proposition, such as no pigs can fly: often symbolized as SeP. Compare A, I2, O1
9. (Social Welfare)
a. a person without a regular income, or who is dependent on the state on a long-term basis because of unemployment, sickness, old age, etc
b. (as modifier): E worker. See also occupation groupings
abbreviation for
10. Spain (international car registration)
11. (Recreational Drugs) informal the drug ecstasy
[(sense 8) from Latin (n)e(go) I deny]
[(sense 10) from Spanish España]

E, e

(i)

n., pl. or E's, es e's.
1. the fifth letter of the English alphabet, a vowel.
2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.
3. something having the shape of an E.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter E or e.

E

1. east.
2. eastern.
3. English.
4. excellent.
5. Expressway.

E


Symbol.
1. the fifth in order or in a series.
2. (sometimes l.c.) (in some grading systems) a grade or mark indicating that a student's work is in need of improvement in order to be passing.
3.
a. the third note of the ascending C major scale.
b. a tonality having E as the tonic.
4. energy.
5. Biochem. glutamic acid.

e


Math. Symbol.
a transcendental constant equal to 2.7182818 …, used as the base of natural logarithms; the limit of the expression (1 + 1/n)n as n approaches infinity.

e-

or E-,


(used in combination)
1. electronic: e-mail; E-text.
2. online: e-banking.

e-

var. of ex- 1 , occurring in words of Latin origin before consonants other than c, f, p, q, s, and t: emit.

E.

1. Earl.
2. Earth.
3. east.
4. Easter.
5. eastern.
6. engineer.
7. engineering.
8. English.

e.

1. eldest.
2. Football. end.
3. engineer.
4. engineering.
5. entrance.
6. Baseball. error.

e

(ē)
An irrational number, with a numerical value of 2.718281828459.... It is mathematically defined as the limit of (1 + 1/n )n as n grows infinitely large. It has many applications in mathematics, especially as the base of natural logarithms.

E

The symbol for energy.

E

A member of the lowest occupation grouping, typically consisting of the long-term unemployed, the old, or the chronically ill.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.E - a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproductionE - a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
alpha-tocopheral - a potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis
antioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
fat-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in fats
2.E - a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutronsE - a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
3.E - the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degreesE - the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
cardinal compass point - one of the four main compass points
4.E - the base of the natural system of logarithmse - the base of the natural system of logarithms; approximately equal to 2.718282...
transcendental number - an irrational number that is not algebraic
5.e - the 5th 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"
Translations

E

1 e [iː]
A. N
1. (= letter) → E, e f
E for EdwardE de Enrique
2. (Mus) Emi m
E major/minormi mayor/menor
E sharp/flatmi sostenido/bemol
3. (Brit) =elbow to give sb the big E [+ lover] → dejar plantado or plantar a algn; [+ employee] → echar a algn a la calle, despedir a algn
B. CPD E number Nnúmero m E

E

2 ABBR
1. =eastE
2. (Drugs) =ecstasyéxtasis m

E

e [ˈiː] n
(= letter) → E m, e m
E for Edward (British) E for Easy (US)E comme Eugène
(= musical note) E → mi m

E

[ˈiː]
abbr (=east)
n abbr (=ecstasy) → ecsta

E

, e
nE nt, → e nt; (Mus) → E nt, → e nt; E flatEs nt, → es nt; E sharpEis nt, → eis nt ? minor

E

abbr of eastO
abbr of ecstasyEcstasy nt

E

e [iː] n
a. (letter) → E, e f or m inv
E for Edward (Am) E for Easy → E come Empoli
b. (Mus) → mi m inv

E

1. abbr =eastE
2. n abbr (fam) = ecstasy