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X, xɛks(n.)(pl.)Xs; X's, xs; x's.

  1. the 24th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  3. something shaped like anX.

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

    x.

xɛks; ɛkst; ˈɛk sɪŋ(v.t.)x-ed; x'd; x-ing; x'ing

  1. to cross out or mark with an x (often fol. by out):

    to x out an error.

  2. to indicate choice, as on a ballot or examination (often fol. by in):

    to x in the candidate of your choice.

Origin of x:

1840–50

X

  1. experimental.

  2. extra.

  3. Slang.

    Category: Pharmacology, Informal

    Ref: ecstasy (def. 5). 5

X*

  1. the 24th in order or in a series.

    Category: Math

  2. (sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for 10.

    Ref: Compare Roman numerals.

  3. Christ.

    Category: Religion

  4. Christian.

    Category: Religion

  5. cross.

  6. reactance.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

  7. a motion-picture rating applied to sexually graphic or explicit films. (formerly) such a rating advising that persons under the age of 17 would not be admitted to the film.

    Category: Showbiz

    Ref: Compare G (def. 2), 3 5 NC-17, PG, 2 PG-13, 3 R (def. 4). 3 5

  8. a person, thing, agency, factor, etc., of unknown identity.

  9. Chem.(formerly) xenon.

    Category: Chemistry

* Symbol..

x

  1. Ref: ex1 (def. 1). 1 1 1

  2. experimental.

  3. extra.

x*

  1. an unknown quantity or a variable.

  2. (used at the end of letters, telegrams, etc., to indicate a kiss.)

  3. (used to indicate multiplication) times:

    8 x 8 = 64.

  4. (used between figures indicating dimensions) by: 3〃x 4〃 (read: “three inches by four inches”).

  5. power of magnification:

    a 50x telescope.

  6. (used as a signature by an illiterate person.)

  7. cross.

  8. (used to indicate a particular place or point on a map or diagram.)

  9. (used to indicate choice, as on a ballot or examination.)

  10. (used to indicate an error or incorrect answer, as on a test.)

  11. a person or thing of unknown identity.

* Symbol..

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. X, x(noun)ɛks

    the 24th letter of the alphabet

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