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1. The symbol for vanadium.
2. Electricity The symbol for potential difference.
3. also v The symbol for the Roman numeral 5.
v 1or V (vē)
n. pl. v's or V's also vs or Vs
1. The 22nd letter of the modern English alphabet.
2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter v.
3. The 22nd in a series.
4. Something shaped like the letter V.
n, pl v's, V's or Vs
1. (Linguistics) the 22nd letter and 17th consonant of the modern English alphabet
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced labio-dental fricative, as in vote
a. something shaped like a V
b. (in combination): a V neck. See also V-sign
1. (General Physics) physics velocity
2. (General Physics) specific volume (of a gas)
1. (Grammar) (in transformational grammar) verb
2. (General Physics) volume (capacity)
3. (General Physics) volt
4. (Elements & Compounds) chem vanadium
5. (General Physics) luminous efficiency
7. (Mathematics) (Roman numeral)five. See Roman numerals
(Automotive Engineering) Vatican City (international car registration)
n., pl. Vs V's, vs v's.
1. the 22nd letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.
3. something shaped like a V.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter V or
3. victory (by the Allies in WWII).
1. the 22nd in order or in a series.
2. (sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for five. Compare Roman numerals.
3. Chem. vanadium.
4. Biochem. valine.
8. see. [< L vidē]
10. see. [< L vidē]
1. The symbol for vanadium.
2. Abbreviation of volume
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|Noun||1.||V - 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|
potential unit - a measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground)
abvolt - a unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt
microvolt - a unit of potential equal to one millionth of a volt
nanovolt - a unit of potential equal to one billionth of a volt
picovolt - a unit of potential equal to one trillionth of a volt
femtovolt - a unit of potential equal to one quadrillionth of a volt (or one thousandth of a nanosecond)
|2.||V - a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite|
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.
carnotite - a yellow radioactive mineral; an ore of uranium and radium and vanadium
vanadinite - a mineral consisting of chloride and vanadate of lead; a source of vanadium
|3.||V - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one|
|4.||v - the 22nd 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
|Adj.||1.||v - being one more than four |
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Vv1 [viː] N (= letter) → V, v f
V for victory → V de la victoria
V1 (= flying bomb) → bomba f volante (1944-45)
V2 (= rocket) → cohete m (1944-45)
see also V-sign, V-neck
1. (Literat) =verse → v.
2. (Bible) =verse → vers.o
3. (Sport, Jur) =versus (= against) → v., vs.
4. (Elec) =volt(s)
5. =vide (= see) → vid., v.
Vv [ˈviː] n (= letter) → V m, v m
V for Victor → V comme Victor
(=verse) → v.(= vers)
(=vide) (= see) → v.(= voir)
(=versus) → c.(= contre)
(=volt) → V
(=very) → très
Vv [viː] n (letter) → V, v f or m inv
V for Victor → V come Venezia