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

  • The symbol for the element tungsten.
  • abbr. watt
  • abbr. Wednesday
  • abbr. week
  • abbr. west
  • abbr. western

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


From German Wolfram; see wolfram.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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