Meaning of H in English

H

I. ˈāch noun

( plural h's or hs ˈāchə̇z)

Usage: often capitalized, often attributive

1.

a. : the eighth letter of the English alphabet

b. : an instance of this letter printed, written, or otherwise represented

c. : a speech counterpart of orthographic h (as h in hoe, ahead, or German hügel )

2. : a printer's type, a stamp, or some other instrument for reproducing the letter h

3. : someone or something arbitrarily or conveniently designated h especially as the eighth in order or class

4. : something having the shape of the letter H

grooved and slotted to receive H bronze members — Kenneth Cheesman

II. abbreviation

Usage: often capitalized

1. hail

2. haler

3. half

4. hall

5. handily

6. harbor

7. hard; hardness

8.

[German hauch ]

film

9. haze

10. headquarters

11. heat

12. hecto-

13. height

14. helicopter

15. heller

16. hence

17. henry

18.

[Latin heres ]

heir

19. heroin

20. high

21. hit

22. holy

23. home

24. honor

25. horizon; horizontal

26. horn

27. horse

28. hot

29. hour

30. house

31. humidity

32. hundred

33. husband

34. hydrant

III. symbol

1. capitalized hydrogen

2. capitalized enthalpy

3. capitalized intensity of magnetic field

4. Planck constant

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