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Z

1. The symbol for atomic number.
2. The symbol for impedance.

z

or Z  (zē)
n. pl. z's or Z's also zs or Zs
1. The 26th letter of the modern English alphabet.
2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter z.
3. The 26th in a series.
4. Something shaped like the letter Z.
5. z's Slang Sleep.

[Sense 5, from zzz.]

z

(zɛd; US ziː) or

Z

n, pl z's, Z's or Zs
1. (Linguistics) the 26th and last letter and the 20th consonant of the modern English alphabet
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced alveolar fricative, as in zip
3.
a. something shaped like a Z
b. (in combination): a Z-bend in a road.

z

symbol for
1. (Mathematics) the z-axis or a coordinate measured along the z-axis in a Cartesian or cylindrical coordinate system
2. (Mathematics) an algebraic variable

Z

symbol for
1. (Mathematics) any unknown, variable, or unspecified factor, number, person, or thing
2. (Chemistry) chem atomic number
3. (General Physics) physics impedance
4. zone
5. (Currencies) currency zaïre
abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) Zambia (international car registration)

Z, z

(zi; esp. Brit. zɛd; Archaic ˈɪz ərd)

n., pl. Zs Z's, zs z's.
1. the 26th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.
3. something shaped like a Z.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter Z or z.

Z


Symbol.
1. the 26th in order or in a series.
2. atomic number.

z

zone.

z


Math. Symbol.
an unknown quantity or a variable.

z.

zero.

z

The letter 'z' is called zed (/zed/) in British English and zee (/ziː/) in American English.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.z - the ending of a series or sequenceZ - the ending of a series or sequence; "the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelation
conclusion, ending, finish - event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
2.z - the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet; "the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee"; "he doesn't know A from izzard"
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

Z

z [zed] (US) [ziː] N (= letter) → Z, z f
Z for ZebraZ de Zaragoza

Z

z [ˈzɛd]
(US) n
(= letter) → Z m, z m
Z for Zebra → Z comme Zoé

Z

, z [(Brit)] [(US)]
nZ nt, → z nt; to catch some Zs (US inf: = take a nap) → sich aufs Ohr hauen (inf)

Z

abbr (atomic number) → Z

Z

z [zɛd, ɒm ziː] n (letter) → Z, z f or m inv
Z for Zebra → Z come Zara
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0 (Van Ooijen and Voorrips, 2001) based on LOD scores (minimum LOD score of 3.
10] likelihoods generates a logarithm of odds (LOD) score that is correspondent to the classical LOD score of linkage analysis.
Two-point LOD score was calculated for each microsatellite marker with MLINK.
The most likely candidate sire was the one with the most positive LOD score.
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The LOD scores of all candidate fathers are compared, and the male with the highest LOD score is assigned paternity.
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