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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

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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

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