Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation watt
  • abbreviation Wednesday
  • abbreviation week
  • abbreviation west
  • abbreviation western
  • abbreviation Sports win
  • abbreviation Sports winger

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  • noun The twenty-third letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
  • noun chemistry Symbol for tungsten.
  • noun metrology Symbol for watt.
  • noun biochemistry IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for tryptophan
  • noun US The initial letter of the call sign of radio stations east of the Mississippi (see also K)
  • abbreviation Wednesday
  • abbreviation sports The statistic for the number of wins by a team or player limited by some criteria (e.g. this season, at home, on turf)
  • abbreviation cricket wickets
  • abbreviation neologism Nickname for George W. Bush
  • abbreviation baseball Wins; number of games won by a particular pitcher.
  • noun The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, called double U and written in the Latin script.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From German Wolfram; see wolfram.]

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