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h

noun, often capitalized, often attributive \ ˈāch \

Definition of h

plural h's or hs play \ˈā-chəz\
1 a : the 8th letter of the English alphabet
b : a graphic representation of this letter
c : a speech counterpart of orthographic h
2 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter h
3 : one designated h especially as the eighth in order or class
4 : something shaped like the letter H

Examples of h in a Sentence

  1. The word “hand” begins with an h.

  2. The word “hand” begins with h.

First Known Use of h

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms


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h

abbreviation

Definition of h

1 half
2 harbor
3 hard; hardness
4 hect-; hecto-
5 height
6 high
7 hit
8 horse
9 hour
10 humidity
11 hundred
12 husband

1

H

abbreviation

Definition of H

1 Hamiltonian
2 henry
3 heroin

2

H

symbol

Definition of H

hydrogen

H Defined for English Language Learners

h

noun

Definition of h for English Language Learners

  • : the eighth letter of the English alphabet


H Defined for Kids

h

noun, often capitalized \ ˈāch \

Definition of h for Students

plural h's or hs \ˈā-chəz\
: the eighth letter of the English alphabet

Medical Dictionary

h

abbreviation

medical Definition of h

1 height
2
[Latin hora]
hour used in writing prescriptions — see qh

H

abbreviation

medical Definition of H

heroin

H

symbol

medical Definition of H

hydrogen

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