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: the letter v
: something shaped like the letter V


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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web
In her experiment, Wilkinson set up a V-shaped wire mesh with a bowl of treats placed inside the point of the vee. Smriti Rao, Discover Magazine, 31 Mar. 2010 But instead of injectors squirting fuel on the intake side of the heads near the valley of the vee, the injectors are located between the exhaust valves, a design cribbed from Chevy's Indy V-6. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 26 Oct. 2021 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use


circa 1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of vee was circa 1818

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“Vee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition


Venezuelan equine encephalitis; Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis
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