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ɛks; ɛkst; ˈɛk sɪŋX

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ten, 10, X, tenner, decade(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

  2. X, x, ex(noun)

    the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet

  3. Adam, ecstasy, XTC, go, disco biscuit, cristal, X, hug drug(adj)

    street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

  4. ten, 10, x(adj)

    being one more than nine


  1. X(Noun)

    Any mark that looks like that letter, such as such a mark made by a person who cannot read or write, in lieu of a signature.

  2. X(Noun)

    The spot behind the goal.

  3. X(Noun)

    Ecstasy, a particular street drug.

  4. X(Adjective)

    Suitable only for those aged 16 or (later) 18 years and over.

  5. X(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. X

    x, the twenty-fourth letter of the English alphabet, has three sounds; a compound nonvocal sound (that of ks), as in wax; a compound vocal sound (that of gz), as in example; and, at the beginning of a word, a simple vocal sound (that of z), as in xanthic. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 217, 270, 271


  1. X

    X is the twenty-fourth letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet. In Roman numerals, it represents 10.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. X

    1. Used in various speech and writing contexts (also in lowercase) in roughly its algebraic sense of ‘unknown within a set defined by context’ (compare N). Thus, the abbreviation 680x0 stands for 68000, 68010, 68020, 68030, or 68040, and 80x86 stands for 80186, 80286, 80386, 80486, 80586 or 80686 (note that a Unix hacker might write these as 680[0-6]0 and 80[1-6]86 or 680?0 and 80?86 respectively; see glob). 2. [after the name of an earlier window system called ‘W’] An over-sized, over-featured, over-engineered and incredibly over-complicated window system developed at MIT and widely used on Unix systems.

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How to pronounce X?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of X in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of X in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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