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V1 British & World English

The twenty-second letter of the alphabet

V2 British & World English

Vatican City (international vehicle registration)

V New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

22nd letter of the alphabet

V&A New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Victoria and Albert Museum

v in V1 British & World English

The twenty-second letter of the alphabet

vanadium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 23, a hard grey metal of the transition series, used to make alloy steels

V in vanadium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 23, a hard grey metal of the transition series, used to make alloy steels

versus British & World English

Against (especially in sporting and legal use)

v in versus British & World English

Against (especially in sporting and legal use)

volt British & World English

The SI unit of electromotive force, the difference of potential that would carry one ampere of current against one ohm resistance

V in volt1 British & World English

The SI unit of electromotive force, the difference of potential that would carry one ampere of current against one ohm resistance

vanadium New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 23

verso New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

left-hand page of an open book; back of a loose leaf

volt New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

SI unit of electromotive force

v. in versus British & World English

Against (especially in sporting and legal use)

V-1 British & World English

A small flying bomb powered by a simple jet engine, used by the Germans in the Second World War

V-2 British & World English

A rocket-powered flying bomb which was the first ballistic missile, used by the Germans in the Second World War

V-1 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

World War II German flying bombs

V-8 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

configuration of internal-combustion engine

V. & A. British & World English

Victoria and Albert Museum

V-day British & World English

Victory Day, especially with reference to the Allied victories in World War II

V-six British & World English

A motor vehicle with a six cylinder V-engine

V-chip British & World English

A computer chip installed in a television receiver that can be programmed by the user to block or scramble material containing a special code in its signal indicating that it is deemed violent or sexually explicit

V-neck British & World English

A neckline having straight sides meeting at a point to form a V-shape

V-sign British & World English

A sign resembling the letter V made with the first two fingers pointing up and the back of the hand facing outwards, used as a gesture of abuse or contempt

V-chip New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

programmable chip in a television

delta-v British & World English

Acceleration

V-shaped British & World English

Having the shape of a letter V, tapering to a point

Saturn V New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

launch vehicle for the Apollo space missions of 1968–72

five British & World English

Equivalent to the sum of two and three; one more than four, or half of ten; 5

Naipaul, V. S. British & World English

(B.1932), Trinidadian writer, of Indian descent, resident in Britain since 1950; full name Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul. He is best known for his satirical novels, such as A House for Mr Biswas (1961); In a Free State (1971) won the Booker Prize. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001

Debs, Eugene V. British & World English

(1855–1926), US labor union leader; full name Eugene Victor Debs. A founding member of the International Labor Union and the Industrial Workers of the World, he ran for the US presidency five times as the Socialist Party candidate

V's in V1 British & World English

The twenty-second letter of the alphabet

Victoria and Albert Museum British & World English

A national museum of fine and applied art in South Kensington, London, created in 1852 and having collections principally of pictures, textiles, ceramics, and furniture

V & A in Victoria and Albert Museum British & World English

A national museum of fine and applied art in South Kensington, London, created in 1852 and having collections principally of pictures, textiles, ceramics, and furniture


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