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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iodine, iodin, I, atomic number 53(noun)

    a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)

  2. one, 1, I, ace, single, unity(noun)

    the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

    "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"

  3. I, i(adj)

    the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet

  4. one, 1, i, ane(adj)

    used of a single unit or thing; not two or more

    "`ane' is Scottish"


  1. i(Contraction)


  2. i(Contraction)


  3. Origin: ic, from . More at English I


  1. I

    I (named i , plural ies) is the ninth letter and the third vowel in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. I

    i, the ninth letter of the English alphabet, takes its form from the Phoenician, through the Latin and the Greek. The Phoenician letter was probably of Egyptian origin. Its original value was nearly the same as that of the Italian I, or long e as in mete. Etymologically I is most closely related to e, y, j, g; as in dint, dent, beverage, L. bibere; E. kin, AS. cynn; E. thin, AS. /ynne; E. dominion, donjon, dungeon

  2. I

    in our old authors, I was often used for ay (or aye), yes, which is pronounced nearly like it

  3. I

    as a numeral, I stands for 1, II for 2, etc

  4. I

    the nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the word with which a speaker or writer denotes himself

  5. Origin: [OE. i, ich, ic, AS. ic; akin to OS. & D. ik, OHG. ih, G. ich, Icel. ek, Dan. jeg, Sw. jag, Goth. ik, OSlav. az', Russ. ia, W. i, L. ego, Gr. 'egw`, 'egw`n, Skr. aham. 179. Cf. Egoism.]


  1. I

    I is the ninth letter and a vowel in the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. I

    ī, pron. the nominative case singular of the first personal pronoun: the word used by a speaker or writer in mentioning himself: the object of self-consciousness, the ego. [M. E. ich—A.S. ic; Ger. ich, Ice. ek, L. ego, Gr. egō, Sans. aham.]

  2. I

    ī, adv. same as Ay.—I', a form of in.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. I

    A symbol sometimes used to indicate current intensity. Thus Ohm's law is often expressed I = E, meaning current intensity is equal to electro-motive force divided by resistance. C is the more general symbol for current intensity.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. i

    The third class of rating on Lloyd's books, for the comparative excellence of merchant ships. (See A.)

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'i' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #17

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'i' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of i in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of i in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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