There are 2 main definitions of W in English:

Share this entry

W 1

Pronunciation: /ˈdəbəlˌyo͞o/
(also w)

noun (plural Ws or W's)

1The twenty-third letter of the alphabet.
1.1Denoting the next after V in a set of items, categories, etc.
2A shape like that of a letter W: [in combination]: the W-shaped northern constellation of Cassiopeia
Share this entry
 

There are 2 main definitions of W in English:

Share this entry

W 2

Pronunciation: /ˈdəbəlˌyo͞o/

abbreviation

4(In tables of sports results) games won.
5Watt(s).
7Week.
8 (w) Weight.
10West or Western: 104° W W Europe
11(In personal ads) White.
12 Cricket (On scorecards) wicket(s).
13Width: 23 in. H x 20.5 in. W x 16 in. D
15(In genealogies) wife.
17Women’s (clothes size).
18 Physics Work.

symbol

The chemical element tungsten.
From modern Latin wolframium
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.