W (disambiguation)

W (disambiguation)

W is the twenty-third letter of the Latin alphabet.

W may also refer to:

Broadcast media

* W band, a radio band ranging from 75 to 111 GHz
* W Network, a Canadian cable television specialty channel
* W. Channel, an Australian pay television channel
* The initial call sign letter for most U.S. radio and television stations east of the Mississippi River

Music and entertainment

* W (Double You), a Japanese pop music duo
* "W" (film), a film released in 1974
* "W." (film), a film about U.S. President George W. Bush by Oliver Stone due for release on October 17, 2008
* "W" (magazine) is an American fashion magazine
* "W, or the Memory of Childhood", 1975 novel by Georges Perec
*The W, the third studio album by the Wu-Tang Clan

cience and computing

* W (Unix), a command to list logged in users on Unix-like systems
* W Window System, a graphical windowing system for Unix platforms
* Haplogroup W (mtDNA), a human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroup
* Lambert W function
* Watt, the SI derived unit for power
* W and Z bosons, subatomic particles
* W, chemical symbol for Tungsten, after its German name, Wolfram
* W, single letter abbreviation for the amino acid Tryptophan

Other uses

* W (New York City Subway service), a rapid transit service of the New York City Subway
* W postcode area, a group of postcode districts in central and west London, England
* Five Ws of journalism: who, what, when, where, and why
* W, for West, one of the four cardinal directions
* W, a Voiced labial-velar approximant in the International Phonetic Alphabet
* "The W", nickname of Mississippi University for Women
* W Hotel, one of the hotels in the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide chain
* "W", nickname for George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States


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