\ ˈvē How to pronounce vee (audio) \

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 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, "2020 Audi S6 Is Less and More Than the S7," 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, "Friday Fishing Report: What’s biting on Alabama lakes and rivers right now?," 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 |,, "Navistar plans $125 million Huntsville expansion, 145 new jobs," 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, "Lake X: Mercury Marine's Secret Boat Testing Site," 27 Dec. 2018 Supercharged V-8s put their blowers in the vee of the block, close to the intake valves. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "Lake X: Mercury Marine's Secret Boat Testing Site," 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, "2017 BMW X5 M," 26 July 2017 One is a demonstration project to restore 600 acres of wetlands in the Golden Triangle, the wetlands in the northwestern corner of Lake Borgne where the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway form a vee. Mark Schleifstein,, "Coast authority focuses on paying $3 billion New Orleans area levee debt," 19 July 2017 The student's legs were spread in a wide vee, knee-high red rubber boots speckled with sand. Lynn Ischay,, "Laurel School students dig archeology (photos)," 17 June 2017

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circa 1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Vee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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Medical Definition of VEE

Venezuelan equine encephalitis; Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis

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