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Q1 British & World English

The seventeenth letter of the alphabet

Q2 British & World English

Quarter (used to refer to a specified quarter of the financial year)

q British & World English

Electric charge

q in Q1 British & World English

The seventeenth letter of the alphabet

Q-ship British & World English

A merchant ship with concealed weapons, used by the British in the First and Second World Wars in an attempt to destroy submarines

Q fever British & World English

An infectious fever caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii, which may be transmitted to humans from cattle, sheep, and other domesticated animals

q and a British & World English

A question and answer period or exchange

Q-Celtic British & World English

Another term for Goidelic.

coenzyme Q British & World English

Another term for ubiquinone.

John Q. Public British & World English

North American term for Joe Public.

Q's in Q1 British & World English

The seventeenth letter of the alphabet

Q. robur in oak British & World English

A large tree which bears acorns and typically has lobed deciduous leaves. Oaks are dominant in many north temperate forests and are an important source of durable timber used in building, furniture, and (formerly) ships

Q. amara in quassia British & World English

A South American shrub or small tree related to ailanthus

Q. quelea in quelea British & World English

A brownish weaver bird found in Africa, the male of which has either a black face or a red head

Q. ilicifolia in scrub oak British & World English

A shrubby dwarf oak which forms thickets