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E

Definitions of E
  1. noun
    the 5th letter of the Roman alphabet
    synonyms: e
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    type of:
    alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet
    the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
  2. noun
    the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    synonyms: due east, east, eastward
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    type of:
    cardinal compass point
    one of the four main compass points
  3. noun
    a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
    synonyms: tocopherol, vitamin E
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    types:
    alpha-tocopheral
    a potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis
    type of:
    antioxidant
    substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
    fat-soluble vitamin
    any vitamin that is soluble in fats
  4. noun
    a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
    synonyms: Es, atomic number 99, einsteinium
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    type of:
    metal, metallic element
    any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
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