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J

abbr.
1. Games jack
2. or j joule

j 1

or J  (jā)
n. pl. j's or J's also js or Js
1. The tenth letter of the modern English alphabet.
2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter j.
3. The tenth in a series.
4. Something shaped like the letter J.
5. J The hypothetical source of those portions of the Pentateuch in which God is referred to with the Tetragrammaton rather than as Elohim.

[Sense 5, from J(ehovah).]

j 2

or J
Electricity
The symbol for current density.
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j

(dʒeɪ) or

J

n, pl j's, J's or Js
1. (Linguistics) the tenth letter and seventh consonant of the modern English alphabet
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced palato-alveolar affricate, as in jam

j

symbol for
1. (Mathematics) maths the unit vector along the y-axis
2. (General Physics) obsolete Also called: i the imaginary number √–1

J

symbol for
1. (General Physics) cards jack
2. (Journalism & Publishing) joule(s)
3. (Electronics) current density
abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) Japan (international car registration)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

J, j

(dʒeɪ)

n., pl. Js J's, js j's.
1. the tenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.
3. something having the shape of a J.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter J or j.

J


Symbol.
the tenth in order or in a series.

j


Math Symbol.
1. a unit vector on the y-axis of a coordinate system.
2. the imaginary number (-1)^(1/2).

J

or j,

joule.

J.

1. Journal.
2. Judge.
3. Justice.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.J - a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one secondJ - a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second
energy unit, heat unit, work unit - a unit of measurement for work
erg - a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter
2.j - the 10th 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

J

j [dʒeɪ] N (= letter) → J, j f
J for JackJ de José
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

J

j [ˈdʒeɪ] n (= letter) → J, j m
J for Jack (British) J for Jig (US)J comme Joseph
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

J

, j
nJ nt, → j nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

J

j [dʒeɪ] n (letter) → J, j f or m inv
J for Jack (Am) J for Jig → J come jolly
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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