HyperDic: w

English > 4 senses of the word W / w:
NOUNsubstanceW, tungsten, wolfram, atomic number 74a heavy grey-white metallic element
relationW, west, due west, westwardthe cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
quantityW, watta unit of power equal to 1 joule per second
communicationW / w, double-uthe 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
W / w > pronunciation
Soundsdah'bahlyuw
Rhymesanew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > W: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite.
Synonymstungsten, wolfram, atomic number 74
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 ofscheeliteA mineral used as an ore of tungsten
wolframite, iron manganese tungstenA mineral consisting of iron and manganese tungstate in crystalline form
Catalannúmero atòmic 74, tungstè, volfram, W
English > W: 4 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningThe cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees.
Synonymswest, due west, westward
Broadercardinal compass pointOne of the four main compass points
Catalanoest
Spanishoeste
English > W: 4 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm.
Synonymwatt
Part ofhorsepower, HP, H.P.A unit of power equal to 746 watts
kilowatt, kWA unit of power equal to 1000 watts
PartsmilliwattA unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt
Broaderpower unitA measure of electric power
Catalanvat, wat, w
English > W / w: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet.
Synonymdouble-u
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
Catalanw
SpanishW
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