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h

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noun \ˈāch\

Simple Definition of h

  • : the eighth letter of the English alphabet

Full Definition of h

plural h's or hs play \ˈā-chəz\

  1. 1 a :  the 8th letter of the English alphabet b :  a graphic representation of this letter c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic h

  2. 2 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter h

  3. 3 :  one designated h especially as the eighth in order or class

  4. 4 :  something shaped like the letter H

Examples of h

  1. The word hand begins with an h.

  2. The word hand begins with h.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of h

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms


2

h

abbreviation

Definition of h

  1. 1 half

  2. 2 harbor

  3. 3 hard; hardness

  4. 4 hect-; hecto-

  5. 5 height

  6. 6 high

  7. 7 hit

  8. 8 horse

  9. 9 hour

  10. 10 humidity

  11. 11 hundred

  12. 12 husband




1

H

abbreviation

Definition of H

  1. 1 Hamiltonian

  2. 2 henry

  3. 3 heroin




2

H

symbol

Definition of H

  1. hydrogen




H Defined for Kids

noun \ˈāch\

Definition of h

plural h's or hs \ˈā-chəz\

  1. :  the eighth letter of the English alphabet




Medical Dictionary

h

abbreviation

Medical Definition of h

  1. 1height

  2. 2[Latin hora] hour—used in writing prescriptions; see qh




H

abbreviation

Medical Definition of H

  1. heroin




H

symbol

Medical Definition of H

  1. hydrogen




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