Meaning of E in English

1. east.

2. eastern.

3. English.

4. excellent.

5. Expressway.


1. the fifth in order or in a series.

2. ( sometimes l.c. ) (in some grading systems) a grade or mark, as in school or college, indicating the quality of a student's work is in need of improvement in order to be passing.

3. Music.

a. the third tone in the scale of C major or the fifth tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.

b. a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.

c. a written or printed note representing this tone.

d. (in the fixed system of solmization) the third tone of the scale of C major, called mi.

e. the tonality having E as the tonic note.

4. ( sometimes l.c. ) the medieval Roman numeral for 250. Cf. Roman numerals .

5. Physics , Elect.

a. electric field.

b. electric field strength.

6. Physics. energy.

7. Biochem. See glutamic acid .

8. Logic. See universal negative .

9. a proportional shoe width size narrower than EE and wider than D.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .