1

j

play
noun, often capitalized, often attributive \ˈjā\

Definition of j

plural

j's

or

js

play \ˈjāz\
  1. 1a :  the 10th letter of the English alphabetb :  a speech counterpart of orthographic j (as j in jump)

  2. 2a :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter jb :  a unit vector parallel to the y-axis

  3. 3 :  one designated j especially as the 10th in order or class

  4. 4 :  something shaped like the letter J

  5. 5J plural J's or Js basketball, informal :  jump shot < … she flicked a pass to the corner, where Lawson nailed a J to tie the game at 51. — Hank Hersch>

Examples of j in a sentence

  1. a word that begins with a j

  2. a word that begins with j

15th Century

First Known Use of j

15th century

Other Alphabet Terms


2

j

abbreviation

Definition of j

  1. 1 jack

  2. 2 journal

  3. 3 judge; justice


J

abbreviation

Definition of J

  1. joule


J Defined for English Language Learners

1

j

play
noun, often capitalized, often attributive \ˈjā\

Definition of j for English Language Learners

  • : the 10th letter of the English alphabet


J Defined for Kids

noun , often cap \ˈjā\

Definition of j for Students

plural

j's

or

js

\ˈjāz\
  1. :  the tenth letter of the English alphabet


Medical Dictionary

J

symbol

Medical Definition of J

  1. mechanical equivalent of heat


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