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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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Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space

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abbreviation

  • 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).
  • 1.4Spain (international vehicle registration).
    [from Spanish España]

symbol

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  • 1Electric field strength.
  • 1.1Electromotive force.
  • 1.2Energy: E = mc2

Phrases

the three Es

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

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Entry from US English dictionary

symbol

  • () Euro(s).

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symbol

  • 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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prefix

  • Denoting the use of electronic data transfer in cyberspace, especially through the Internet: e-cash e-zine

Origin

from electronic, on the pattern of email.

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