Meaning of V in English

V

/ viː; NAmE / noun , abbreviation , symbol

■ noun (also v ) ( pl. Vs , V's , v's / viːz; NAmE /)

1.

[ C , U ] the 22nd letter of the English alphabet :

'Violin' begins with (a) V / 'V'.

2.

a thing shaped like a V :

Ahead was the deep V of a gorge with water pouring down it.

—see also V-chip , V-neck , V-sign

■ abbreviation

(in writing) volt(s) :

a 1.5 V battery

■ symbol

(also v ) the number 5 in Roman numerals

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.