1

h

play
noun, often capitalized, often attributive \ˈāch\

Definition of h

plural

h's

or

hs

play \ˈā-chəz\
  1. 1a :  the 8th letter of the English alphabetb :  a graphic representation of this letterc :  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 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


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 English Language Learners

noun

Definition of h for English Language Learners

  • : the eighth letter of the English alphabet


H Defined for Kids

noun , often cap \ˈāch\

Definition of h for Students

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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