Meaning of V in English


V 1

(also v )

■ noun ( plural Vs or V's )

1》 the twenty-second letter of the alphabet.

2》 denoting the next after U in a set of items, categories, etc.

3》 the Roman numeral for five.

4》 [as modifier ] denoting an internal-combustion engine with a number of cylinders arranged in two rows at an angle to each other.


V 2

■ abbreviation

1》 Vatican City (international vehicle registration).

2》 volt(s).

■ symbol

1》 the chemical element vanadium.

2》 voltage or potential difference.

3》 (in mathematical formulae) volume.

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