HyperDic: u

English > 4 senses of the word u / U:
ADJECTIVEallu(chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language / language use
NOUNsubstanceU, uracila base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine
substanceU, uranium, atomic number 92a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element
communicationU / uthe 21st letter of the Roman alphabet
u / U > pronunciation
Soundsyuw'
Rhymesanew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > u: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language / language use.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderupper-classOccupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society
English > U: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine.
Synonymuracil
Broadernucleotide, baseA phosphoric ester of a nucleoside
Substance ofribonucleic acid, RNA(biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes
Catalanuracil
Spanishuracilo
English > U: 4 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons.
Synonymsuranium, atomic number 92
Narroweruranium 235A uranium isotope with mass number 235
uranium 238The commonest isotope of uranium
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofuraninite, pitchblendeA mineral consisting of uranium oxide and trace amounts of radium and thorium and polonium and lead and helium
Catalannúmero atòmic 92, U, urani
Spanishuranio
English > U / u: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe 21st letter of the Roman alphabet.
Member ofRoman alphabet, Latin alphabetThe alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
Broaderletter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
Catalanu
SpanishU
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