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J

j

Pronunciation: ( jā), [key]
n.,
pl. J's or Js, j's or js.

1. the tenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by the letter J or j, as in just, major, or rajah.
3. something having the shape of a J.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter J or j.
5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter J or j.

J




1. Jewish.
2. Also,j Physics.joule; joules.

J




Symbol.
1. the tenth in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the ninth.
2. (sometimes l.c.) the medieval Roman numeral for 1. Cf. Roman numerals.

j




Symbol.
1. Math.a unit vector on the y-axis of a coordinate system.
2. Engin.the imaginary number &minus1sqrootover;.

J.




1. Cards.Jack.
2. Journal.
3. Judge.
4. Justice.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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