Definitions of W
  1. noun
    the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
    synonyms: double-u, w
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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 a 270 degrees
    synonyms: due west, west, westward
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    type of:
    cardinal compass point
    one of the four main compass points
  3. noun
    a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
    synonyms: atomic number 74, tungsten, wolfram
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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.
  4. noun
    a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
    synonyms: watt
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    type of:
    power unit
    a measure of electric power
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