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  1. a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. being one more than four Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while is better adapted for engraving, as in stone. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. As a numeral, stands for five, in English and Latin. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. 1. Abbreviation for vision or visual acuteness. The acuteness of vision is indicated by a fraction in which the numerator is a number expressing the distance in feet of the observer from the chart (usually 20 feet), and the denominator a number expressing the distance in feet at which the normal eye would see the smallest letters which the patient sees at the distance at which he is; thus, if at 20 feet he sees only the letters which the normal eye would see at 50 feet, the formula of his vision will be V. =20/50 2. Chemical symbol for vanadium. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  9. Twenty-second letter of the alphabet. As a Roman numeral it stands for five; after a proper name, for the fifth, as Charles V. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. The twenty-second letter in the English alphabet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Is the twenty-second letter of the alphabet, and a labial articulation, formed by the junction of the upper teeth with the lower lip, as in pronouncing av, ev, ov, vain. It is nearly allied to f, being formed by the same organs; but v is vocal, and f is aspirate. As a Roman numeral, v stands for 5, and with a dash over it for 5,000. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. V and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while V is better adapted for engraving, as in stone. The two letters were formerly used indiscriminately, and till a comparatively recent date words containing them were often classed together in dictionaries and other books of reference see U. The letter V is from the Latin alphabet, where it was used both as a consonant about like English w and as a vowel. The Latin derives it from it from a form V of the Greek vowel / see Y, this Greek letter being either from the same Semitic letter as the digamma F see F, or else added by the Greeks to the alphabet which they took from the Semitic. Etymologically v is most nearly related to u, w, f, b, p; as in vine, wine; avoirdupois, habit, have; safe, save; trover, troubadour, trope. See U, F, etc. mso.anu.edu.au
  13. As a numeral, V stands for five, in English and Latin. mso.anu.edu.au
  14. V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. V and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while V is better adapted for engraving, as in stone. The two letters were formerly used indiscriminately, and till a comparatively recent date words containing them were often classed together in dictionaries and other books of reference (see U). The letter V is from the Latin alphabet, where it was used both as a consonant (about like English w) and as a vowel. The Latin derives it from a form (V) of the Greek vowel Y), this Greek letter being either from the same Semitic letter as the digamma F (see F), or else added by the Greeks to the alphabet which they took from the Semitic. Etymologically v is most nearly related to u, w, f, b, p; as in vine, wine; avoirdupois, habit, have; safe, save; trover, troubadour, trope. See U, F, etc. dictgcide_fs
  15. the twenty-second letter of our alphabet, a differentiated form of U--in sound it is a labio-dental and closely related to F. As a Roman numeral V=5; [=V]=5000. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. Abbreviation for vision or visual acuity. na
  17. Abbreviation for Vision; symbol of Vanadium. American pocket medical dictionary.
  18. Chemical symbol for the element vanadium. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  19. A vocal corresponding to the aspirate F, and representing in many words the Greek digamma. As a Roman numeral, V, being not really the letter V, but the half of X, stands for 5, V for 5000. As an abbrev., V. stands for vir, vixit, vale, verba, etc. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  20. the twenty second letter of the English alphabet, is a labial articulation formed by the junction of the upper teeth with the lower lip, and is nearly allied to , from which it differs in being simply vocal, and not aspirate. V and u were formerly interchangeable, and in some cases v was pronounced as w—being allied to the Semitic vaw or maw. But in English it is a distinct consonant, having one uniform sound, as in vain, vote, lavish. Cabinet Dictionary

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