Definitions of J

  1. is the tenth letter of the English alphabet. It is a later variant form of the Roman letter I, used to express a consonantal sound, that is, originally, the sound of English y in yet. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Tenth letter of the alphabet. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3. Is a consonant, and has uniformly the sound of the softened g, as in genuine. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The tenth letter in the English alphabet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for J

  1. " J Before Imogene fell asleep, Mrs. Bowen came to her in the dark, and softly closed the door that opened from the girl's room into Effie's. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  2. Hunter, J D.: Manners and Customs of Some Indian Tribes. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck