Definitions

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

  • noun The tenth letter of the modern English alphabet.
  • noun Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter j.
  • noun The tenth in a series.
  • noun Something shaped like the letter J.
  • noun The hypothetical source of those portions of the Pentateuch in which God is referred to with the Tetragrammaton rather than as Elohim.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An abbreviation
  • of the Latin judex, judge;
  • of Jupiter;
  • of Justice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • J is the tenth letter of the English alphabet. It is a later variant form of the Roman letter I, used to express a consonantal sound, that is, originally, the sound of English y in yet. The forms J and I have, until a recent time, been classed together, and they have been used interchangeably.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The tenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
  • noun palatal approximant
  • noun pharmacy, obsolete one
  • noun The tenth letter of the English alphabet, called jay and written in the Latin script.
  • noun slang A term for a marijuana cigarette ('joint').
  • noun mathematics An alternative version of i, the positive square root of -1; used in the context of electronics.
  • noun mathematics The second unit vector, after i

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • noun a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

Etymologies

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

[Sense 5, from J(ehovah).]

Examples

  • I used the following shell one-liner: for i in *; do for j in $i/*; do cd $j; tar xf *. tar.gz; cd ..

    Planet Haskell

  • In one of my scripts, I take input in the following manner for i in $ (seq $r) do for j in $ (seq $c) do read - p "a [$i] [$j] =" a$i$j done done this code declares separate variables each time it enters the inner for loop.

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • For a more detailed explanation, look at an x-y plane, with vectors i and j (+i = east, - i = west, +j = north, - j = south):

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • For a more detailed explanation, look at an x-y plane, with vectors i and j (+i = east, - i = west, +j = north, - j = south):

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • I used the following shell one-liner: for i in *; do for j in $i/*; do cd $j; tar xf *. tar.gz; cd ..

    Planet Haskell

  • What may sound like 'of' is the weak form of háve and so this or apostrophes should be written instead: woùld have, shoùld've, cān't have, mîght've etc. - * óv óf goôf cf. plural âgeing cf. sing sínging -- j - singe síngeing. *âking âcheing mâking snooker, drama cûeing = line cf. singe síngeing - j -- sing sínging thíng often mispronounced 'Beizhing':

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • NEF for i in *. tiff; do j = ` echo $i | sed - e 's / tiff / jpg / g '`; convert $i $j; done No Trackbacks

    Planet Debian

  • NEF for i in *. tiff; do j = ` echo $i | sed - e 's / tiff / jpg / g '`; convert $i $j; done No Trackbacks

    Planet Debian

  • What may sound like 'of' is the weak form of háve and so this or apostrophes should be written instead: woùld have, shoùld've, cān't have, mîght've etc. - * óv óf goôf cf. plural âgeing cf. sing sínging -- j - singe síngeing. *âking âcheing mâking snooker, drama cûeing = line cf. singe síngeing - j -- sing sínging thíng often mispronounced 'Beizhing':

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • ToString (); for (int j = 0; j < = count; j++) rbtlist.

    ASP.NET Forums

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