plural h's or hs \ˈā-chəz\
a : the 8th letter of the English alphabet
b : a graphic representation of this letter
c : a speech counterpart of orthographic h
: a graphic device for reproducing the letter h
: one designated h especially as the eighth in order or class
: something shaped like the letter H
Examples of H
- The word “hand” begins with an h.
- The word “hand” begins with h.
First Known Use of H
before 12th century
h abbreviation (Medical Dictionary)
[Latin hora] hour—used in writing prescriptions; see qh
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