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1. Games jack
2. or j joule
j 1or 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 2or J
The symbol for current density.
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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
1. (Mathematics) maths the unit vector along the y-axis
2. (General Physics) obsolete Also called: i the imaginary number √–1
1. (General Physics) cards jack
2. (Journalism & Publishing) joule(s)
3. (Electronics) current density
(Automotive Engineering) Japan (international car registration)
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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.
the tenth in order or in a series.
1. a unit vector on the y-axis of a coordinate system.
2. the imaginary number (-1)^(1/2).
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|Noun||1.||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 second|
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
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Jj [dʒeɪ] N (= letter) → J, j f
J for Jack → J 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
Jj [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
n → J 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
Jj [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