Definitions of U

  1. (chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. Twenty-first letter of the alphabet. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3. Is the fifth vowel and the twenty-first letter of the English Alphabet. It has four distinct vocal sounds; the first is short and acute, as in hut; the second a little longer, as in truth; the third long and close, as in mute; and the fourth short and obscure, as in fur, ful, &c. In many words it takes the sound of yu, as in unison; and sometimes of 00, as rule. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The twenty-first 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 U

  1. The next step was to wind the U with insulated wire. – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray
  2. G- r- e- e- n l- i- m- o- u s- i- n- e p- a- s- s- e- d h- e- r- e t- e- n m- i- n- u t- e- s a- g- o f- o- r V- i- e- n- n- a." – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs