1

u

play
noun, often capitalized, often attributive \ˈyü\

Definition of u

plural

u's

or

us

play \ˈyüz\
  1. 1a :  the 21st letter of the English alphabetb :  a graphic representation of this letterc :  a speech counterpart of orthographic u

  2. 2 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter u

  3. 3 :  one designated u especially as the 21st in order or class

  4. 4 [abbr. for unsatisfactory] a :  a grade rating a student's work as unsatisfactoryb :  one graded or rated with a U

  5. 5 :  something shaped like the letter U

Examples of u in a sentence

  1. There are three u's in unusual.

  2. a word that starts with u

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of u

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms


2

u

abbreviation

Definition of u

  1. 1 unit

  2. 2 unsymmetrical

  3. 3 physics up (see 4up 5)

  4. 4 upper


1

U

play
adjective \ˈyü\

Definition of U

  1. :  characteristic of the upper classes

Origin and Etymology of u

upper class


First Known Use: 1954


2

U

abbreviation

Definition of U

  1. 1 unsatisfactory

  2. 2 uracil


3

U

symbol

Definition of U

  1. uranium



U Defined for English Language Learners

1

u

play
noun, often capitalized, often attributive \ˈyü\

Definition of u for English Language Learners

  • : the 21st letter of the English alphabet

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


U Defined for Kids

u

noun , often cap \ˈyü\

Definition of u for Students

plural

u's

or

us

\ˈyüz\
  1. 1 :  the 21st letter of the English alphabet

  2. 2 :  a grade rating a student's work as unsatisfactory


Medical Dictionary

U

abbreviation

Medical Definition of U

  1. uracil


U

symbol

Medical Definition of U

  1. uranium


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