Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 264 results

u British & World English

Denoting quantum states or wave functions which change sign on inversion through the origin

U1 British & World English

The twenty-first letter of the alphabet

U2 British & World English

(In names of sports clubs) United

U3 British & World English

(Of language or social behaviour) characteristic of or appropriate to the upper social classes

U4 British & World English

A Burmese title of respect before a man’s name, equivalent to Mr

U British & World English

The twenty-first letter of the alphabet

u in U1 British & World English

The twenty-first letter of the alphabet

U in U1 British & World English

A shape like that of a capital U, especially a cross section

uranium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 92, a dense grey radioactive metal used as a fuel in nuclear reactors

U in uranium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 92, a dense grey radioactive metal used as a fuel in nuclear reactors

non-U British & World English

(Of language or social behaviour) not characteristic of the upper social classes; not socially acceptable to certain people

U-turn British & World English

The turning of a vehicle in a U-shaped course so as to face in the opposite direction

U-bend British & World English

A section of a pipe, in particular of a waste pipe, shaped like a U

U-boat British & World English

A German submarine used in the First or Second World War

U-lock British & World English

another term for D-lock.

Thant, U British & World English

(1909–74), Burmese statesman. He served as the representative of Burma (Myanmar) to the United Nations 1957–61 before becoming UN secretary-general 1961–71. As secretary general, he worked to settle the 1962 Cuban missile crisis diplomatically, to end the Congolese civil war in 1962, and to keep peace in Cyprus in 1964

U-matic British & World English

A system for recording and playing audiovisual material and videos, mainly restricted to professional use

U's in U1 British & World English

The twenty-first letter of the alphabet

U. dioica in stinging nettle British & World English

A Eurasian nettle covered in minute hairs that inject irritants such as histamine and acetylcholine when they are touched

U. dioica in nettle British & World English

A herbaceous plant which has jagged leaves covered with stinging hairs

U. europaeus in gorse British & World English

A yellow-flowered shrub of the pea family, the leaves of which are modified to form spines, native to western Europe and North Africa

U. granatina in grenadier British & World English

A reddish-brown African waxbill with a red bill and a bright blue rump

U. procera in elm British & World English

A tall deciduous tree which typically has rough serrated leaves and propagates from root suckers

U. perfoliata in bellwort British & World English

A plant of the lily family bearing slender yellow bell-like flowers and found chiefly in eastern North America

U. grandiflora in bellwort British & World English

A plant of the lily family bearing slender yellow bell-like flowers and found chiefly in eastern North America

U. lanthinogaster in grenadier British & World English

A reddish-brown African waxbill with a red bill and a bright blue rump

U English-Spanish

U, u f

U Spanish-English

U, u

u Spanish-English

→ o

u in U English-Spanish

U, u f

non-U English-Spanish

no de clase alta

U-turn English Thesaurus

he did an angry U-turn then roared up the drive

U-bend English-Spanish

sifón m

U-boat English-Spanish

submarino malemán

U-lock English-Spanish

candado, candado, para bicicletas, (candado

U-turn English-Spanish

cambio m de sentido, giro


Page: 1 2 3 ... 6