Meaning of W, w

W

Pronunciation: (dub'ul-y", -yoo rapidly dub'yu), [key]
— pl. W's Ws, w's ws.
  1. the 23rd letter of the English alphabet, a semivowel.
  2. any spoken sound represented by the letter W or w, as in way, bewitch, or row.
  3. something having the shape of a
  4. a written or printed representation of the letter W or w.
  5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter W or w.

W

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. watt; watts.
  2. west.
  3. western.
  4. white.
  5. wide.
  6. widowed.
  7. width.
  8. withdrawn; withdrew.
  9. withheld.

W

Pronunciation: [key]
— Symbol.
  1. the 23rd in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the 22nd.
  2. tungsten.
  3. tryptophan.

w

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. watt; watts.
  2. withdrawn; withdrew.
  3. withheld.

W.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Wales.
  2. warden.
  3. warehouse.
  4. Washington.
  5. watt; watts.
  6. Wednesday.
  7. weight.
  8. Welsh.
  9. west.
  10. western.
  11. width.
  12. work.

w.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. warden.
  2. warehouse.
  3. water.
  4. watt; watts.
  5. week; weeks.
  6. weight.
  7. west.
  8. western.
  9. wide.
  10. width.
  11. wife.
  12. with.
  13. won.
  14. work.

w/

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. with.
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