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Definition of vee

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the letter v
2 : something shaped like the letter V

Definition of VEE (Entry 2 of 2)

Examples of vee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The wide valley provides the bedrock for the exhaust manifolds and twin turbochargers, arranged in a hot-vee configuration. K.c. Colwell, Car and Driver, 19 May 2021 Flocks of hundreds of sharp-eyed cranes lift off the Red River, moving and shifting in masses, not in the classic vee of migrating geese, but more like iron filings shivering around a magnet. Andrew Mckean, Outdoor Life, 20 Oct. 2020 Having the exhaust ports aimed into the vee at the turbos results in a very short trip for exhaust gases that spin the turbines. John Pearley Huffman, Car and Driver, 8 Apr. 2020 Best lures have been Choo Choo Buzzbaits and the Bull Wake Shad cranked to make a vee-wake at the surface. Frank Sargeant, al, 18 Oct. 2019 According to Navistar's website, its Huntsville facility covers almost 700,000 square feet and produces the company's line of vee engines. Paul Gattis |,, 14 June 2019 Most new turbocharged V-6s or V-8s are a hot-vee design—Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and even Ford’s 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 27 Dec. 2018 Supercharged V-8s put their blowers in the vee of the block, close to the intake valves. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 27 Dec. 2018 Its hot-vee 4.4-liter V-8 still nestles a pair of twin-scroll turbochargers between its cylinder banks, pumping out a heady 567 horses at 6500 rpm and 553 lb-ft of torque at just 2200. Mike Sutton, Car and Driver, 26 July 2017

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First Known Use of vee


circa 1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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vee belt

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“Vee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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Medical Definition of VEE

Venezuelan equine encephalitis; Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis


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