Definitions for j

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

J, jdʒeɪ(n.)(pl.)Js; J's, js; j's.

  1. the tenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  3. something having the shape of aJ.

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

    j.

    Category: Printing

J*

  1. the tenth in order or in a series.

* Symbol..

j*

  1. a unit vector on the y-axis of a coordinate system.

    Category: Math

  2. the imaginary number (-1)^(1/2).

    Category: Math

* Math Symbol..

J

or j

  1. joule.

    Category: Physics

J.

  1. Journal.

  2. Judge.

  3. Justice.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. joule, J, watt second(noun)

    a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

  2. J, j(noun)

    the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet

Wiktionary

  1. j(Noun)

    A term for a marijuana cigarette ('joint').

    I stepped outside to smoke myself a J. uE000166815uE001 Paul Simon, from the song "Late in the Evening"

  2. j(Noun)

    An alternative version of i, the positive square root of -1; used in the context of electronics.

  3. j(Noun)

    The second unit vector, after i

  4. J(Noun)

    A term for a marijuana cigarette ('joint').

    I stepped outside to smoke myself a J. uE000166815uE001 Paul Simon, from the song "Late in the Evening"

  5. J(Noun)

    Journal

    I stepped outside to smoke myself a J. uE000166815uE001 Paul Simon, from the song "Late in the Evening"

  6. J(Noun)

    As a prefix, Japanese (J-pop, J-rock, J-drama, etc.).

  7. J(Noun)

    Judge or justice, used after a name (plural JJ).

  8. J(ProperNoun)

    A programming language developed by Microsoft that is a nonstandard variant of Java.

  9. Origin: From Java and C++.

Webster Dictionary

  1. J

    j is the tenth letter of the English alphabet. It is a later variant form of the Roman letter I, used to express a consonantal sound, that is, originally, the sound of English y in yet. The forms J and I have, until a recent time, been classed together, and they have been used interchangeably

Freebase

  1. J

    J is the tenth letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet. Its normal name in English is jay or jy; when used for the y sound, it may be called yod.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. J

    Symbol for the unit joule, the unit of electric energy.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'j' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4092


Translations for j

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

in justice to

if one must be fair (to him, her etc)

To do her justice, I must admit that she was only trying to help when she broke the cup.

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