Definition of "w" [w]

  • The 23rd letter of the modern English alphabet. (noun)
  • Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter w. (noun)
  • The 23rd in a series. (noun)
  • Something shaped like the letter W. (noun)
  • Weight (abbreviation)
  • The 23rd letter and 18th consonant of the modern English alphabet (noun)

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  • A speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a bilabial semivowel, as in web (noun)

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Use "w" in a sentence
  • "Thus, the sentence ˜I am a philosopher™ is false with respect to c and w, but true with respect to c and w*."
  • "But what is the intuitive connection between w and w*?"
  • "To provide the required counterexample, just consider a model in which A holds at w, B doesn't hold at w, and A doesn't hold at w*."