v
I. noun (plural v's or vs) Usage: often capitalized, often attributive Date: 14th century 1. a. the 22d letter of the English alphabet b. a graphic representation of this letter c. a speech counterpart of orthographic v 2. five — see number table 3. a graphic device for reproducing the letter v 4. one designated v especially as the 22d in order or class 5. something shaped like the letter V II. abbreviation 1. vector 2. velocity 3. verse 4. verso 5. versus 6. very 7. vice 8. victory 9. vide 10. voice 11. voltage 12. volume 13. vowel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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