Definition of "j" [j]

  • The tenth letter of the modern English alphabet. (noun)
  • Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter j. (noun)
  • The tenth in a series. (noun)
  • Something shaped like the letter J. (noun)
  • The hypothetical traditional source of those portions of the Pentateuch in which God is referred to with the Tetragrammaton rather than as Elohim. (noun)
  • The tenth letter and seventh consonant of the modern English alphabet (noun)

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  • A speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced palato-alveolar affricate, as in jam (noun)

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Use "j" in a sentence
  • "For a more detailed explanation, look at an x-y plane, with vectors i and j (+i = east, - i = west, +j = north, - j = south):"
  • "I used the following shell one-liner: for i in *; do for j in $i/*; do cd $j; tar xf *. tar.gz; cd .."
  • "In one of my scripts, I take input in the following manner for i in $ (seq $r) do for j in $ (seq $c) do read - p "a [$i] [$j] =" a$i$j done done this code declares separate variables each time it enters the inner for loop."