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u 1

Syllabification: u

abbreviation

Physics
Denoting quantum states or wave functions that change sign on inversion through the origin. The opposite of g.
[From German ungerade 'odd']

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(In units of measurement) micro- (106): direct readout of concentration in ug or mg/l

Origin

Substituted for mu.

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U 2 Syllabification: U
(also u)

noun (plural Us or U's)

1The twenty-first letter of the alphabet.
1.1Denoting the next after T in a set of items, categories, etc.
2 (U) A shape like that of a capital U, especially a cross section: [in combination]: U-shaped glaciated valleys

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U 3 Syllabification: U

symbol

The chemical element uranium.

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(also u) informal You: what will u do next?

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U 4 Syllabification: U

adjective

informal , chiefly British
(Of language or social behavior) characteristic of or appropriate to the upper social classes: U manners

Origin

Abbreviation of upper class; coined in 1954 by Alan S. C. Ross, professor of linguistics, the term was popularized by its use in Nancy Mitford's Noblesse Oblige (1956).

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U 5 Syllabification: U

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