u

15 ENTRIES FOUND:

1u

noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈyü\

: the 21st letter of the English alphabet

: a grade given to a student whose work is judged as not satisfactory

plural u's or us \ˈyüz\

Full Definition of U

1
a :  the 21st letter of the English alphabet
b :  a graphic representation of this letter
c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic u
2
:  a graphic device for reproducing the letter u
3
:  one designated u especially as the 21st in order or class
4
[abbreviation for unsatisfactory]
a :  a grade rating a student's work as unsatisfactory
b :  one graded or rated with a U
5
:  something shaped like the letter U

Examples of U

  1. There are three u's in unusual.
  2. a word that starts with u

First Known Use of U

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, pictograph, rune, symbology, wedge

2u

abbreviation

Definition of U

1
unit
2
unsymmetrical
3
upper

1U

adjective \ˈyü\

Definition of U

:  characteristic of the upper classes

Origin of U

upper class
First Known Use: 1954

2U

abbreviation

Definition of U

1
unsatisfactory
2
uracil

3U

symbol

Definition of U

uranium

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