Definitions for Z

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Z, zzi; esp. Brit. zɛd; Archaic ˈɪz ərd(n.)(pl.)Zs; Z's, zs; z's.

  1. the 26th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.

  2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.

  3. something shaped like aZ.

  4. a written or printed representation of the letter Z or

    z.

Z*

  1. the 26th in order or in a series.

  2. atomic number.

    Category: Chemistry, Physics

* Symbol..

z

  1. zone.

z*

  1. an unknown quantity or a variable.

* Math. Symbol..

z.

  1. zero.

    Category: Math

Princeton's WordNet

  1. omega, Z(noun)

    the ending of a series or sequence

    "the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelation

  2. Z, z, zee, zed, ezed, izzard(noun)

    the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet

    "the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee"; "he doesn't know A from izzard"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Z

    z, the twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. It is taken from the Latin letter Z, which came from the Greek alphabet, this having it from a Semitic source. The ultimate origin is probably Egyptian. Etymologically, it is most closely related to s, y, and j; as in glass, glaze; E. yoke, Gr. /, L. yugum; E. zealous, jealous. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 273, 274

Freebase

  1. Z

    Z is the twenty-sixth and final letter of the ISO basic Latin alphabet.


Translations for Z

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

out of

from inside

He took it out of the bag.

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