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1w

noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈdə-bəl-(ˌ)yü, ˈdə-bə-; ˈdəb-(ˌ)yü, -yə; ˈdəb-yē\

: the 23rd letter of the English alphabet

plural w's or ws \-(ˌ)yüz, -yəz, -yēz\

Full Definition of W

1
a :  the 23d letter of the English alphabet
b :  a graphic representation of this letter
c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic w
2
:  a graphic device for reproducing the letter w
3
:  one designated w especially as the 23d in order or class
4
:  something shaped like the letter W

Examples of W

  1. a word that starts with a w
  2. a word that starts with w

First Known Use of W

15th century

Other Alphabet Terms

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

2w

abbreviation

Definition of W

1
water
2
week
3
weight
4
white
5
wicket
6
wide; width
7
wife
8
with

Examples of W

  1. The area of a rectangle is L x W.

1W

noun

Definition of W

First Known Use of W

1960

2W

abbreviation

Definition of W

watt

3W

symbol

Definition of W

tungsten

Origin of W

German Wolfram

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