Definition of "v" []

  • The 22nd letter of the modern English alphabet. (noun)
  • Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter v. (noun)
  • The 22nd in a series. (noun)
  • Something shaped like the letter V. (noun)
  • The 22nd letter and 17th consonant of the modern English alphabet (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced labio-dental fricative, as in vote (noun)
  • Something shaped like a V (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "v" in a sentence
  • "If [Delta] t seconds is the time during which the resistance of the air, R lb, causes the velocity of the shot to fall [Delta] v (f/s), so that the velocity drops from v+½ [Delta] v to v-½ [Delta] v in passing through the mean velocity v, then"
  • "Next, if the shot advances a distance [Delta] s ft. in the time [Delta] t, during which the velocity falls from v+½ [Delta] v to v-½ [Delta] v, we have"
  • "As an attempt to defend a contextualist hidden variables interpretation, this position must concede that not only does the system have, in the Q-measurement situation, a value v (Q), but also, in a P-measurement situation, it has a value v² (Q), although perhaps v² (Q) ‰ "