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1 () Euro or euros.
1.1 (also e) Chemistry An electron.
1.2 (e) Mathematics The transcendental number that is the base of Napierian or natural logarithms, approximately equal to 2.71828.

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E 2 Line breaks: E
(also e)

noun (plural Es or E's)

1The fifth letter of the alphabet.
1.1Denoting the fifth in a set of items, categories, sizes, etc.
1.2The fifth-highest class of academic mark: in O level about half of those entered obtained D or E grades
1.3 (e) Chess Denoting the fifth file from the left, as viewed from White’s side of the board.
1.4Denoting the lowest-earning socio-economic category for marketing purposes.
2 (E) A shape like that of a capital E: [in combination]: an E-shaped stately home
3 (E) Music The third note of the diatonic scale of C major.
3.1A key based on a scale with E as its keynote.

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E 3 Line breaks: E

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1East or Eastern: 139° E
1.1 informal The drug Ecstasy or a tablet of Ecstasy: people have died after taking E being busted with three Es can lead to stiff penalties
1.2 [in combination] Denoting products, in particular food additives, which comply with EU regulations: the yellow colouring tartrazine (E 102) See also E-number.
1.3 [in combination] (In units of measurement) exa- (1018).

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Physics Back to top  
1.2Energy: E = mc2

Phrases

the three Es

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Economy, efficiency, and effectiveness: the research unit examines the effect of the three Es in the provision of social services

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E 4 Syllabification: E

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() Euro(s).

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e- 5

prefix

Denoting something in electronic form, especially the use of electronic data transfer for information exchange and financial transactions via the Internet: e-cash e-business e-zine

Origin

From electronic, on the pattern of email.

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